[OT] polite response to polite response - Brian...

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Sep 24 14:49:00 GMT 2008


On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 05:57:53AM -0400, Andrew Schulman wrote:
>>I was merely pointing out (subtly and repetitively) that cygwin is an
>>application layer on top of Windows.
>
>WOW! Are you sure?  Wait a minute, let me check this out...
>
>OK, HE'S RIGHT! Christopher and Corinna, can we please bring this guy
>on as some kind of paid consultant?  I think you might need his help.
>I mean, with all of us posting on this list for so many years, and
>developing Cygwin and creating packages for it and all, none of us ever
>figured this out! And here comes Barry, posting for the first time
>ever, and he is showing us a thing or two!

Excellent observations Andrew! *grin*

It doesn't stop there either.  Did you realize that you could put
anything you wanted in c:\cygwin\bin?  I now have added all of my wife's
recipes there and they work JUST FINE.  She just made a ginger noodle
chicken thing last night and it was DELICIOUS.  *belch*

I don't know why Charles Wilson hates recipes.  Apparently he never
eats. *smirk*

Btw, I am an unprofessional programmer so I *know what I'm doing*.  If
you want to try the experiment of moving files to c:\cygwin\bin I would
caution anyone else who wants to try this to take it slow, stay
hydrated, and, above all, don't flood it.

*right finger in ear, wiggle vigorously*

cgf



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