he, she, whatever?

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Mar 20 11:35:31 PST 2001


On March 18, 2001 01:49 pm, Thomas 'Balu' Walter wrote:
> While walking through the files I found the following questions:
>
> Is "a user" usually male, female or "both" in english books?
>
> Should we make everything passive style (not "Install ... by running"
> but "... is installed by running")
>
> Also Gerard often used "me" and "we" - are those expected to stay?

Since we're getting rid of the 'you' referneces it would be best to stop 
using he or she as well and change it to 'the user' or 'reader' or whichever 
fits best.

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