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Re: Moving cygwin discussions to Usenet? (e.g., alt.os.cygwin)

On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 04:02:39PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 11:54:56AM -0700, Eduardo Chappa wrote:
>>*** Michael A Chase ( wrote today:
>>:) On Mon, 30 Sep 2002 10:48:42 -0700 (PDT) Eduardo Chappa
>>:) <> wrote:
>>:) > For these reasons, I completely support the idea of creating an
>>:) > independent newsgroup.
>>:) So file the proposal.
>>Sure, I can do that, but what do the people at redhat think about that?.
>>Do they oppose, don't mind, agree?.
>I think it's a stupid idea.  The idea of a bunch of ignorant people
>asking each other how to do things that only marginally relate to cygwin
>is certainly not a newsgroup that I want be anywhere near.  However, my
>opinion doesn't really matter.  Go ahead, create a mailing list.  I
>won't be reading it.  Maybe somebody clueful will join.
>At least you won't have to deal with me saying that things are off-topic.
>At least until the first time that someone cross-posts a "how does bash
>work" message between the two lists.

Btw, I am not using the term "ignorant" as a pejorative.  Having read this
thread, it seems like everyone agrees that they are almost totally ignorant
of various concepts to do with cygwin and unix and maybe with things like
"how do I find this information on my own?".


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