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RE: Request for a version/ revision/ release number for the whole Cygwin release/ distribution

On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Dave Korn wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of David Christensen
> > Sent: 03 October 2004 03:15
> > Would you be interested in mentoring a willing volunteer?
>   Certainly.  Just stand still right here for just one minute........
>            ****KER-SQUELCH-SPLAT-SMACK****
> [sound of massive slap round face with a very wet kipper]
> <brushes dust off hands>  That'll learn 'im!

Umm, this reminded me of a passage in a book I'm reading:

	"You.  Name a test to determine whether a recruit is fit to become
	a marine."
	The dwarf scratched her trimmed beard.  "The recruit is tied--"
	she hastily corrected herself "--the recruit /volunteers/ to be
	tied to a sabre-toothed tiger and shut up in its cave.  If the
	recruit comes out, she passed.  If the tiger comes out, she
	failed.  If she comes out riding the sabre-toothed tiger, make her
	a corporal."[*]

I just felt that this sums up the whole volunteering bit nicely.  Though
perhaps it's time to TITTTL...
[*] With apologies to Mary Gentle.
      |\      _,,,---,,_
ZZZzz /,`.-'`'    -.  ;-;;,_
     |,4-  ) )-,_. ,\ (  `'-'		Igor Pechtchanski, Ph.D.
    '---''(_/--'  `-'\_) fL	a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-.  Meow!

"Happiness lies in being privileged to work hard for long hours in doing
whatever you think is worth doing."  -- Dr. Jubal Harshaw

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