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Lack of Interest Using "his" or "her" instead of their

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by A Hylian Human, Feb 10, 2011.

  1. A Hylian Human

    A Hylian Human New Member

    I'm not sure about other parts of XenForo, but I know on the Recent Activity, it says "User X set their location as Location Y," etc., even if that user has specified his or her gender. Using "their" should only be used as a fall-back when no gender is specified.
    mjp likes this.
  2. James

    James Well-Known Member

    I think this was suggested. Their is a generic term and it doesn't require pulling from a DB/cache in order to specify a gender-specific word in place of it, so IMO it's not really that important.
  3. A Hylian Human

    A Hylian Human New Member

    Could administrators at least have an option to enable it?

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