Perl Books (for ladies) ben at
Wed May 2 22:27:12 BST 2007

On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 10:02:22PM +0100, Nic Gibson wrote:
>On May 2, 2007, at 21:48, ben at wrote:
>>On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 12:20:33PM +0100, Nic Gibson wrote:
>>>On Apr 30, 2007, at 11:58, Andy Wardley wrote:
>>>>Nic Gibson wrote:
>>>>I am a lady!  I press flowers, stroke kittens and hack Perl
>>>>wearing dresses and hats.
>>>I wondered who would be first.
>>Excellent. I'm sure the women on the list will be gratified to know
>>that you actually *meant* to be deliberately exclusionary and
>>rude, rather than simply excessively thoughtless.
>You know, I kind of expected that response too.
>As it happens my train of thought went
>"oh bugger, that was thoughtless. I wonder who will point it out first."

Fair enough - that would have been useful context though.

We do (sadly) actually have men on-list who do intend to be 
that kind of deliberately rude on occasion.


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