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>If you're feeling oppressed and excluded by a command name, your real problems lie elsewhere.

Similarly, why are you so offended by people thinking something is a bad name and expressing those sentiments?




While I cannot speak for the parent, and while I am not offended by people thinking something is a bad name, I find it to be perhaps the right sentiment directed in the wrong direction. Yes, we want to encourage more woman -- heck, more people -- into our industry. I think this is done through different means. I think it starts off when people are young and they get exposed to programming. If I knew someone left our industry because they were offended by the naming of command line tools, I would be baffled.




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