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Re: Why the rash of people bypassing setup.exe to install?

At 10:34 2003-02-14, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
On Fri, 14 Feb 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> ...
> Can anyone offer any explanation about this? Or maybe convince me that
> I'm wrong in noticing this trend? I suppose that it is possible that
> we are now hitting a newer stupider brand of user who just can't be
> bothered to read the cygwin web site and click on a link to download
> but I'm wondering if there is another explanation. Maybe there is
> a popular web page out there with wrong advice or something...
> cgf

Well, guess what comes up first on a Google search for "cygwin install"?
See for yourself: <> (just in
case, the first match I get is <>,
last updated on March 24, 2000). :-(
I don't know if there's anything that can be done about it, though...

Wow. Classic Cygwin humor, number 1 on Google!

Did you notice the copyright holder for these pages?

I still think APHC's joke show is funnier.


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