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Submitted: Dec 02 2013 / 08:40

Long ago in my technical writing, I sought to eliminate gendered pronouns when referring to unnamed people or entities. It's not that I'm fooling myself into believing that eliminating gendered pronouns somehow gets more women into computer science, but rather that I think that using male pronouns sounds like a holdover from the era of the kitchen computer.
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sbp_romania replied ago:

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The title gives the impression that in no way he wants to use Node.js, but the article says why and where to use it, and there are a lot of areas where Node.js can be used with great success, like chat applications and data streaming.

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sbp_romania replied ago:

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Nice story, but poor guy, fired over a pronoun... But Isaac Schlueter did the right thing; it seems that Ryan Dahl left Node.js in good hands :)

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