On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 4:09 PM, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Debating whether or not somebody is currently upset about this, and
> how upset the are, and what the value is of fixing it is missing the
> point.  When somebody sends a patch for a typographical error, we
> don't say: well, we could fix that typographical error, but let's wait
> until the next time we have cause to reword the paragraph.  We just
> commit the patch

Right. We could spend significant time debating how much this matters.
I expect that few if any contributors would consider that a policy on
gendered pronouns has negative value, though, and it really isn't that
hard to fix. So we should just fix it.

(In case it matters, I'm in favor of this proposal on its merits).

Peter Geoghegan

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