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In the News "An incident at the annual Python developer conference has led to allegations of sexism, death threats, the firings of two people, and - apparently - multiple DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks." Absolutely bizarre.
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RE[6]: Overblown and beyond...
by jal_ on Tue 26th Mar 2013 10:30 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Overblown and beyond..."
jal_
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It's good to see that all the assumptions I made about you are true. You are exactly the type of person that pollutes the tech industry with sexism. Let's take your claims apart:

the way Adria made about jokes and comments she half-heard behind her back

You are downplaying here what she heard. As far as I've been able to conclude from what I've read (and we both need to rely on that, since we were not present), the "jokes and comments" were perfectly audible, so she didn't "half-hear" them. Nice try to downplay her claim.

Adults, men or women, tend to make light jokes about everything. And yeah, women can be as dirty as men when it comes to this "subtle" subject.

True, but a) that has nothing to do with the case at hand, and b) "dirty" does not mean "sexist" by definition. Red herring.

She decided to enforce the ruling as a spoke person, teacher, evangelist, blogist, whateverist

She enforced what "ruling" exactly? What she did, as a participant (not as "evangelist" or whatever) is twitter a picture to organizers, asking them to take care of things. The only debatable issue is whether or not she should have made this complaint through a public forum. The "enforcing" was done by the organizers.

And yeah, feminists tend to drop the brain for a good little fight.

This is your most misogynist statement so far. Do you even know what a feminist is? A feminist is someone (male or female) that believes that women should have equal rights and opportunities to men.

She was neither personally harassed not physically assaulted, the jokes were privately held, yet she jumped in with her two foot, splattering the mud all over.

She was feeling uncomfortable, which is enough to file a complaint. The jokes were not private, as I've explained, since they were uttered in such a way they could be heard by others. She didn't "jump in" or "splatter mud all over", you are exeggerating and framing. She reported the guys to the organizers, publically. No need to get all hysterical and call that "splattering mud", as it sounds rediculous.

And it is obviously not her first instance in that matter.

Why is that "obvious"? And whether obvious or not, another red herring, as someone's previous conduct is of no concern to the matter at hand.

Since she still haven't learn when to shut up

Yep, you're a misogynist all right. You think women should shut up instead of speak out when confronted with unappropriate, sexist behaviour.

and when to finger point and scream for "rape"

You seem to like red herrings. Rape is not an issue. Your misogynist statements may be part of or result from rape culture, but that's not what we're discussing here.

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