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if dev == woman then dont_be(asshole): Stack Overflow tries again to be more friendly to non-male non-pasty coders

RobThBay

A site for those who think they are experts

I quit using Stack Overflow a few years ago because of the attitude of its members.

For example, I'd ask a question about how to do something and there were generally 2 types of answers I'd receive.

1) If you don't know that you shouldn't be here, or

2) Try this method, it "should" work. The code fragment shown would either be incomplete, be incomprehensible or simply wouldn't work.

Other times when I wouuld offer a solution to a newcomer and I would be raked over the coals because my code wasn't efficient enough for the elitist trolls that live on Stack Overflow.

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