guys != gender neutral

Jay Ashworth jra at
Fri Sep 28 17:02:51 UTC 2012

---- Original Message -----
> From: "Simon Perreault" <simon.perreault at>

> > *Words* (and only words) have gender.
> There's an RFC about that! RFC 6350, section 6.2.7, about the GENDER
> vCard property:

And kudos to Simon for bring it back to a semblence of on-topic-ness.  Glad
to see that the authors of 6350 were thinking ahead, but I (and I think OED)
will continue to quibble with the choice of word.  Just appropriating words
that mean other things is generally not a safe approach...

-- jra
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