Subject: Re: PART TWO: winning industrial-use of lisp: Re: Norvig's latest paper on Lis From: Erik Naggum <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2002 16:39:35 GMT Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <email@example.com> * Dvd Avins > What he would be supposed to say now is "One small step for a man, one giant > leap for humanity". You still get the "man" sylable in there, so the second > part is sonorous after saying the first, but many fewer people would perceive > it as sexist. And rightly so, IMO. * Terje Slettebø | You also loose the pattern man - mankind. "mankind" and "humanity" means the | same thing, anyway (note the "man" in "human" and "humanity"). There's | nothing sexist about it. One small step for a human, one giant leap for humanity. -- Guide to non-spammers: If you want to send me a business proposal, please be specific and do not put "business proposal" in the Subject header. If it is urgent, do not use the word "urgent". If you need an immediate answer, give me a reason, do not shout "for your immediate attention". Thank you.