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RE: A cygwin newsgroup?
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "'fluffy is teh owner of usenut'" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 20:44:46 -0000
- Subject: RE: A cygwin newsgroup?
- Reply-to: The Cygwin-Talk Maiming List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
On 14 November 2006 19:30, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 05:09:58PM -0000, Dave Korn wrote:
>> On 14 November 2006 14:55, George wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 07:03:39AM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>> Maybe I knew that there was a cygwin newsgroup at some point in the
>>>> distant past but its existence came as a surprise to me this morning
>>>> It seems rather rude that this would be created without discussion in
>>>> the official cygwin forum but I guess that's par for the course. Few
>>>> people who use cygwin seem to have a clue.
>> I don't think anyone needs to check in here for permission to discuss
>> cygwin in a forum of their own devising. Consider it a fork!
> Nobody has to do anything. You can do anything you want within the laws
> of physics up until some policeman takes notice and stops you.
I once got arrested for breaking Newton's first law of motion.
> That doesn't mean that it isn't rude.
> Normally when this kind of thing happens there is a call for discussion.
> If that happened in this case, I'd have to wonder where the discussion
You've got something there, it appears to be an unofficial group that's
sneaked into the big8 somehow. There's no sign of it anywhere on ftp.isc.org.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....