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Re: default terminal (was: Re: "can't create master tty" errors)

On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 10:14:32AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 12:45:34PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>>On 1 June 2010 09:20, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>On May 31 20:42, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>>On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 11:34:37PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>>>>>On 31 May 2010 22:29, Christopher Faylor:
>>>>>>Part of the reason I want to do this is that I just saw Andy commenting
>>>>>>in a "Death of Cygwin" blog post where the author was surprised that
>>>>>>something like mintty existed at all.
>>>>>Seems the author has quietly retracted his post, including our
>>>>>comments.  How classy.
>>>>Classy, indeed.  ??I mean to go back and see if there was a response to
>>>>my response.  ??I guess that was it.
>>>Any chance to find a copy of the blog via the google memory?  ??What
>>>was the name of the blog and where was it?
>>"It's Time for Cygwin to Close Shop", at
>>  Still appears on Google, but the
>>cached copy there doesn't work.  I found it in my browser's cache
>>though.  Says it's under a Creative Commons license, so attaching it
>>here is fine I hope.
>I couldn't find it either.  I don't think I've often seen a situation
>where google incorrectly claims there is a cached copy.
>IIRC, the gist of the argument was that since virtual machines work so
>well, there is no longer a need for Cygwin.  Oh, and a lot of Cygwin's
>packages like ssh and vim are buggier than their Windows alternatives.
>Were you going to attach it Andy?

I see it didn't make it through the spam filter.  Here it is, extracted
from Andy's blocked mail.


Attachment: closeshop.html.gz
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