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Comment author: Azathoth123 25 July 2014 02:52:27AM 2 points [-]

Saying "Grace Hopper wrote a COBOL compiler" can show some readers that "some women made significant contributions to computer science", but is unlikely to make them think that all (or majority of) significant contributions were done by women.

Probably not, but it might make them think that a significant minority (or even nearly 50%) of contributions were done by women, which is false.