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Re: backup privileges [was: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygwin-1.5.22-1]

On Thu, 30 Nov 2006, Matthew Woehlke wrote:

> Igor Peshansky wrote:
> > On Thu, 30 Nov 2006, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > I didn't expect to get told that this is "breaking" something.  It's
> > > really weird.  Usually Cygwin gets kicked for non-POSIXy behaviour.
> > > Apparently there's no way to do something right :(
> >
> > Hmm, "breaking" was probably too strong of a word.  I just think we'll be
> > violating the principle of least surprise by allowing such unrestricted
> > access, "WJM" notwithstanding.
> Funny, I seem to recall MSFTEU being a Cygwin principle. ;-)

Indeed.  That's the acronym I was looking for, but it slipped my mind and
I settled for "WJM" instead.

I guess I'm going soft... :-)
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