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gender-agnostic pronouns

Message ID fda768cc-6251-03b1-b64a-eb5a94b9e7e6@acm.org
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Series gender-agnostic pronouns | expand

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Nathan Sidwell Nov. 30, 2021, 12:22 p.m. UTC
I've committed this change to use gneder agnostic pronouns on the 
non-historical web documents.

and if you're upset that Those Are Plural!, assemble this URL and watch 
youtube  /watch?v=46ehrFk-gLk&t=87s at about the 2 minute mark

nathan
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From b5a0f250f0f05364a51c331d040d78bf15057884 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Nathan Sidwell <nathan@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 07:12:44 -0500
Subject: [PATCH] Use gender-agnostic pronouns

Use they/them/their in non-historical documents
---
 htdocs/bugs/management.html | 6 +++---
 htdocs/contribute.html      | 2 +-
 htdocs/develop.html         | 2 +-
 htdocs/fortran/index.html   | 4 ++--
 htdocs/gitwrite.html        | 2 +-
 5 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/htdocs/bugs/management.html b/htdocs/bugs/management.html
index 18fee991..97ef8299 100644
--- a/htdocs/bugs/management.html
+++ b/htdocs/bugs/management.html
@@ -203,7 +203,7 @@  fixing (the rationale is that a patch will have to go to the newest
 release branch before any other release branch).
 The priority of a regression should initially be set to P3.
 The milestone and the priority can
-be changed by the release manager and his/her delegates.</p>
+be changed by the release manager and their delegates.</p>
 
 <p><strong>If a patch fixing a PR has been submitted</strong>, a link
 to the message with the patch should be added to the PR, as well as the
@@ -224,8 +224,8 @@  release versions) should get "minor" severity and the additional keyword
 
 <p><strong>Bugs in component "bootstrap"</strong> that refer to older
 releases or snapshots/CVS versions should be put into state "WAITING",
-asking the reporter whether she can still reproduce the problem and to
-report her findings in any case (whether positive or negative).</p>
+asking the reporter whether they can still reproduce the problem and to
+report their findings in any case (whether positive or negative).</p>
 
 <ul>
 <li>If the response is "works now", close the report,</li>
diff --git a/htdocs/contribute.html b/htdocs/contribute.html
index 423ce9de..c0223738 100644
--- a/htdocs/contribute.html
+++ b/htdocs/contribute.html
@@ -397,7 +397,7 @@  to point out lack of write access in your initial submission, too.</p>
 
 <h2 id="announce">Announcing Changes (to our Users)</h2>
 
-<p>Everything that requires a user to edit his Makefiles or his source code
+<p>Everything that requires a user to edit their Makefiles or source code
 is a good candidate for being mentioned in the release notes.</p>
 
 <p>Larger accomplishments, either as part of a specific project, or long
diff --git a/htdocs/develop.html b/htdocs/develop.html
index 4b1f9468..9880ad42 100644
--- a/htdocs/develop.html
+++ b/htdocs/develop.html
@@ -60,7 +60,7 @@  branch in the publicly accessible GCC development tree.)</p>
 </ul>
 
 <p>There is no firm guideline for what constitutes a "major change"
-and what does not.  If a developer is unsure, he or she should ask for
+and what does not.  If a developer is unsure, they should ask for
 guidance on the GCC mailing lists.  In general, a change that has the
 potential to be extremely destabilizing should be done on a branch.</p>
 
diff --git a/htdocs/fortran/index.html b/htdocs/fortran/index.html
index 1d140b3a..1984a297 100644
--- a/htdocs/fortran/index.html
+++ b/htdocs/fortran/index.html
@@ -117,11 +117,11 @@  changes.</li>
 <li>Approval should be necessary for
 patches which don't fall under the obvious rule. So, with the approver list
 put in place, everybody (except maintainers) should still seek approval for 
-his/her patches.  We have found the mutual peer review process really 
+their patches.  We have found the mutual peer review process really 
 works well.</li>
 <li>Patches should only be reviewed by
 people who know the affected parts of the compiler. (i.e. the
-reviewer has to be sure he/she knows stuff well enough to make a
+reviewer has to be sure they know stuff well enough to make a
 good judgment.)</li>
 <li>Large/complicated patches should
 still go by one of our maintainers, or team consensus.</li>
diff --git a/htdocs/gitwrite.html b/htdocs/gitwrite.html
index 92740209..9de5de27 100644
--- a/htdocs/gitwrite.html
+++ b/htdocs/gitwrite.html
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@  is not sufficient).</p>
 
 <p>If you already have an account on sourceware.org / gcc.gnu.org, ask
 <code>overseers@gcc.gnu.org</code> to add access to the GCC repository.
-Include the name of your sponsor and CC: her.
+Include the name of your sponsor and CC: them.
 Otherwise use <a
 href="https://sourceware.org/cgi-bin/pdw/ps_form.cgi">this form</a>,
 again specifying your sponsor.</p>
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