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

On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Hughes, Bill wrote:

> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Dave Korn wrote:
> ..snip..
> >>   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.
> Bill

That's the book...
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