[webkit-dev] Planned EWS improvements

Simon Fraser simon.fraser at apple.com
Sat Sep 28 03:12:08 PDT 2019

> On Sep 27, 2019, at 10:27 PM, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru> wrote:
> 27.09.2019, 08:15, "Simon Fraser" <simon.fraser at apple.com>:
>>> On Sep 27, 2019, at 3:27 AM, Aakash Jain <aakash_jain at apple.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Everyone,
>>> I have been making number of improvements to EWS. I also have various planned improvements to EWS. I wanted to reach out to you guys to see if anyone
>> Not everyone on this list is a guy.
> FWIW, plural form of "guy" is often used as gender-neutral vocative, see e.g. [1,2]
> [1] https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guy
> [2] https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/guy

I apologize to Aakash for calling this out publicly.

However, ‘guys’ clearly has gender-specific roots, and to my ears, it sounds male-biased, There are many other words that can be used in its place which are more inclusive (“folks”, “everyone”, “you all” etc).


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