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RE: A cygwin newsgroup?

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
>>>> nonetheless. 
>>>> 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
> occurred.

  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

Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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