Comment 18 for bug 272826

Leigh Honeywell (hypatia) wrote :

I just wanted to clarify regarding my earlier comments that "non-sexist writing" is the technical term for wanting to do the Right Thing when it comes to gender in writing, not any sort of accusation that there was sexism involved in the selection of this name in the first place. I'm sure there was none, but there's also nothing wrong with wanting to make language more inclusive :)

@Tina Russell: that's a great suggestion, and certainly a much less cultural-appropriationy way of approaching the name than melding Zulu / Xhosa with a Latinate ending.