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Re: Setup.exe sugestion/annoyance

On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 07:35:10AM -0700, Karl M wrote:
>I propose we set up a second Cygwin mailing list with a monthly fee of say 
>$20.00. This list would be for the rude and inconsiderate people who can't 
>say thank you for all they get for free here. People who behave poorly on 
>this list can be blocked and referred to the alternate list. I don't 
>propose that anyone actually review the other list. If they are dumb enough 
>to behave that way here, perhaps they are dumb enough to pay $20.00 per 
>month for nothing instead of paying nothing for all that is available here.
>This reminds me of the story about a group of fleas that got together to 
>complain when their dog was so inconsiderate as to die (without regard for 
>their view on the subject).
>If you really want to get a developer's attention, start your message with 
>You incompetent fool, what were you thinking when you implemented...
>I assure you that you will get the developer's attention!
>Good luck in your future maturation.

I like the mailing list idea except for the inevitable "You will hear
from my lawyers" that is sure to result when, after six months of
reading a mailing list populated only by clueless complainers, the light
eventually comes on.  That's probably not worth $120 worth of

Hmm.  Maybe we need to do some marketing research here and find out what
the clueless complainers are willing to spend.


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