Subject: Re: PART TWO: winning industrial-use of lisp:  Re: Norvig's latest paper on Lis
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2002 16:39:35 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* 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.

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