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This page documents how people currently publish gender information on the web (sometimes implicitly - so not easily machine parsable - such as names (Andrew, Andrea), titles (Mr, Mrs, Miss), relationships (husband, brother), pronouns (he, she), etc.)), and what gender terms are supported by current web user interfaces.  This research will hopefully be useful to the [[genealogy]] microformat effort, as well as efforts to [[vcard-suggestions|extend vCard]], and therefore [[hcard|hCard]].
This page documents how people currently publish gender information on the web (sometimes implicitly - so not easily machine parsable - such as names (Andrew, Andrea), titles (Mr, Mrs, Miss), relationships (husband, brother), pronouns (he, she), etc.)), and what gender terms are supported by current web user interfaces.  This research will hopefully be useful to the [[genealogy]] microformat effort, as well as efforts to [[vcard-suggestions|extend vCard]], and therefore [[hcard|hCard]].
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* [http://crush3r.com/ Crusher]'s [http://crush3r.com/account Edit My Account](requires login) page combines gender and person vs organization distinction in an interesting type picker among girl, boy, band, or other with a field.
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** Type: ( ) Girl  ( ) Boy  ( ) Band  ( ) Other: [______]
* [http://digg.com/ Digg]'s [http://digg.com/settings/about About Me settings page](requires login) has a Gender popup that appears to be inspired by Pownce's list:
* [http://digg.com/ Digg]'s [http://digg.com/settings/about About Me settings page](requires login) has a Gender popup that appears to be inspired by Pownce's list:
** Guy, Girl, Dude, Lady, Fellow, Bird, Chap, grrrl, Gentleman, Damsel, Male, Female, Transgender, None of the Above
** Guy, Girl, Dude, Lady, Fellow, Bird, Chap, grrrl, Gentleman, Damsel, Male, Female, Transgender, None of the Above

Revision as of 05:50, 24 December 2008


This page documents how people currently publish gender information on the web (sometimes implicitly - so not easily machine parsable - such as names (Andrew, Andrea), titles (Mr, Mrs, Miss), relationships (husband, brother), pronouns (he, she), etc.)), and what gender terms are supported by current web user interfaces. This research will hopefully be useful to the genealogy microformat effort, as well as efforts to extend vCard, and therefore hCard.

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examples

sites and services

Social network sites typically publish the gender of the individual.

Sites and services that allow users to enter and publish their gender. Please add to this list.

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discussion elsewhere

see also

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gender examples was last modified: Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

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