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- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "'hammer .... chisel ... flamethrower ... check!'" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2005 20:33:02 -0000
- Subject: RE: Negative
- Reply-to: Talk Amongst Yourselves <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-talk-owner On Behalf Of Igor Pechtchanski
> Sent: 05 January 2005 20:20
> On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Patrick J. LoPresti wrote:
> > Rodrigo de Salvo Braz writes:
> > > The point would be to bring this to the attention of the people
> > > being negative. By seeing that not just one person feels
> like that,
> > > people may decide to stop and think whether their ways are
> > > constructive. Hopefully this would effect a change for the better.
> > Unlikely. Dozens of people have pointed it out over the years,
> > politely, rudely, coherently, agrammatically...
> > But the Cygwin developers really do not care. They (and let's face
> > it, "they" is mostly cgf) think that working on free software is a
> > license to be a total jerk. No amount of feedback of any kind is
> > going to change this.
> > It does make it hard to stop reading the mailing list, though, much
> > like picking at a scab or watching a train wreck in slow motion.
> New slogan: "Cygwin: join for the tools, stay for the mailing
> list!" :-D
"Join for the tools, then be one yourself, on the mailing list!"
[Pardon UK-slang humour!]
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