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FW: A regrettable oversight
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "Thread TITTTL'd!" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 14:53:23 -0000
- Subject: FW: A regrettable oversight
- Reply-to: The Cygwin-Talk Maiming List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
On 15 December 2006 14:49, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 09:21:38AM -0500, Igor Peshansky wrote:
>> On Fri, 15 Dec 2006, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 08:36:28AM -0500, Igor Peshansky wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 15 Dec 2006, Dave Korn wrote:
>>>>> That's good to know. For a moment there I thought we were all going to
>>>>> have to start saying WJN!
>>>> "We're Just Nasty"(tm).
>>> Hey, I like it! That can be our new slogan for 2007.
>> Yep, just in time for the Vista release... We'll need it, too.
> Well, so far, it looks like Vista will imply a "CJN" since Corinna seems
> insistent on punishing people who use Vista by making Cygwin hard to use
> there despite Microsoft's laudable efforts in making sure that we are
> all snug and secure.
> It seems to me that if Cygwin doesn't want to wither up and blow away,
> someone should be working hard on getting it to work correctly on Vista!
> I am not a Vista programmer but I really don't understand what all of
> the fuss is about. Microsoft has released many versions of Windows
> since Windows 1.0 and they are constantly working on improving their OS.
> If Cygwin can't adapt to Microsoft innovation then maybe we should all
> either be moving to Linux or MinGW.
> I hope this will be accepted in the spirit in which it was intended.
Which spirit where which what was intended how? I was trying to say "We're
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