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RE:[OT] Request for a version/ revision/ release number for the w hole Cygwin release/ distribution

Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Dave Korn wrote:
>>   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!
Ha, I've never seen a kipper more than a few ounces, now a fresh cod can
easily be over ten pounds....
And has a harder^W more educational consistency.

> 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...
> 	Igor
> [*] With apologies to Mary Gentle.

Did she write 'Grunts!' ? There was a book I felt a bit uncomfortable
laughing at...
but I spent a lot of time laughing.

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