guys != gender neutral
frogstarr78 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 16:55:55 UTC 2012
On 09/28/2012 09:43 AM, Simon Perreault wrote:
> Le 2012-09-28 12:15, Jay Ashworth a écrit :
>>> The assumption of a 1-1 correspondence between gender and sex is old
>>> fashioned nowadays.
>> Mammals have sex.
>> *Words* (and only words) have gender.
> There's an RFC about that! RFC 6350, section 6.2.7, about the GENDER
> vCard property:
> 6.2.7. GENDER
> Purpose: To specify the components of the sex and gender identity of
> the object the vCard represents.
> Value type: A single structured value with two components. Each
> component has a single text value.
> Cardinality: *1
> Special notes: The components correspond, in sequence, to the sex
> (biological), and gender identity. Each component is optional.
> Sex component: A single letter. M stands for "male", F stands
> for "female", O stands for "other", N stands for "none or not
> applicable", U stands for "unknown".
> Gender identity component: Free-form text.
> GENDER-param = "VALUE=text" / any-param
> GENDER-value = sex [";" text]
> sex = "" / "M" / "F" / "O" / "N" / "U"
> GENDER:;it's complicated
+1 for bringing it back to a technical discussion in a round about way.
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