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Re: 3PPs (Was Re: multiple cygwin installs (gold star))

On Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 10:48:31AM -0400, Igor Peshansky wrote:
>On Thu, 29 Mar 2007, Dave Korn wrote:
>> On 29 March 2007 14:31, Igor Peshansky wrote:
>> > After including the link to the definition of 3PPs on the description
>> > of that gold star, I realized how easily lost the definition is --
>> > it's sitting at the very end of a long file, and thus does not end up
>> > at the top of the screen when the link is followed.
>> >
>> > Relative sorting order of numbers and letters being a constant point
>> > of contention, I wonder if I shouldn't just move 3PP to be the first
>> > acronym in the OLOCA...  It would certainly present a nice perspective
>> > to anyone just browsing it.
>> > 	Igor
>>   Surely it should go between TANSTAAFL and TITTL?
>Yes, it usually does go between TANSTAAFL and TITTTL when discussing 3PPs,
>but I think alphanumerically it belongs either in the beginning or in the
>end. :-)  In any case, this acronym is somewhat special, given that it's
>the only one that begins with a number, so I'd like to have a special
>place for it.

Given how serious the issue of 3PP's is, I think that it would be a good
idea for it to be first.


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