Neal Hogan wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 5:16 PM, Mel
> Flynn<mel.flynn+fbsd.questi...@mailing.thruhere.net> wrote:
>   
>> On Monday 03 August 2009 04:26:32 Neal Hogan wrote:
>>     
>>> 2009/8/3 Odhiambo  ワシントン <odhia...@gmail.com>:
>>>       
>>>> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 2:48 PM, Frederique Rijsdijk <
>>>>
>>>> frederi...@isafeelin.org> wrote:
>>>>         
>>>>> Odhiambo ワシントン wrote:
>>>>>           
>>>>>> What is ftps?
>>>>>>             
>>>>> # grep ftps /etc/services
>>>>> ftps-data       989/tcp    # ftp protocol, data, over TLS/SSL
>>>>> ftps-data       989/udp
>>>>> ftps            990/tcp    # ftp protocol, control, over TLS/SSL
>>>>> ftps            990/udp
>>>>>           
>>>> pure-ftpd supports TLS/SSL.
>>>>
>>>> I am wondering if it can do this.
>>>>         
>>> I was curious about the OP's use of 'ftps" too. Perhaps, he could
>>> explain what plain-old-ftp doesn't do and what he wants it to do.
>>>       
>> When in doubt, use "she". :)
>>     
>
> I wasn't in doubt, but perhaps my chauvinism reared its head. I
> apologize if I offended anyone.
>
> It's actually quite funny that you bring this up, because I'm involved
> in a thread on debian-user@ with this topic. I (correctly) referred to
> someone as Mr. So-n-so and others questioned my choice of masculine
> reference.
>
>   
>> --
>> Mel
>>
>>     
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It would be nice to hear more "she-calling" on these lists though...
So maybe mailing list etiquette should state anyone posting to a mailing
list should be referred to as "she" like we do with boats.... and
institutions like the court... (well in dutch we do...)
However, Frederique should imply the person who started this thread is
female.
Either that or cette person has cruel parents...

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