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RE: Cygwin kill utility //Was: cgwin_internal(): difference b/w CW_CYGWIN_PID_TO_WINPID and CW_GETPINFO_FULL for taking only dwProcessId ?
- From: "Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E]" <BBuchbinder at niaid dot nih dot gov>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 13:19:41 +0000
- Subject: RE: Cygwin kill utility //Was: cgwin_internal(): difference b/w CW_CYGWIN_PID_TO_WINPID and CW_GETPINFO_FULL for taking only dwProcessId ?
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Corinna Vinschen sent the following at Tuesday, April 08, 2014 5:01 AM
>On Apr 8 03:30, Lavrentiev, Anton (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [C] wrote:
>>> I cannot supply patches for you guys because of the GPL.
>What on earth keeps you from sending patches to a GPLed project while at
>the same time using it is no problem at all? That doesn't make sense to
>me. Also, see http://cygwin.com/contrib.html. You don't have to sign a
>copyright assignment for trivial patches.
He's a contractor for the US Government. That makes things complicated
and sometimes seemingly nonsensical.
That's not sarcasm. I work in an intellectual property office at NIH.
I spend a significant part of my working day trying to explain why the US
government cannot do things that is just normal business for everyone else.
Disclaimer: Statements made herein are not made on behalf of NIAID.