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Re: Feedback on installer/storage survey for usability tests



On Fri, 2013-01-04 at 19:47 -0800, Leslie S Satenstein wrote:
> You might ask for gender, since you are asking for age.  M/F/prefer
> not to say

Oh, boy. Don't open THAT can of worms. :)

http://www.cscyphers.com/blog/2012/06/28/falsehoods-programmers-believe-about-gender/

(a follow-up to the classics on time:

http://infiniteundo.com/post/25326999628/falsehoods-programmers-believe-about-time

and names:

http://www.kalzumeus.com/2010/06/17/falsehoods-programmers-believe-about-names/ )

Unless you have a really good reason to ask about gender, it is probably
a much better idea just not to do it.
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Adam Williamson
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