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

Mike Marchywka marchywka@hotmail.com
Wed Sep 24 14:55:00 GMT 2008

> Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2008 10:48:28 -0400
> From: cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
> To: cygwin-talk@cygwin.com
> Subject: Re: [OT] polite response to polite response - Brian...
> 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*

Did you see my earlier post where someone used cygwin to facilitate reordering
of the Lehman Bros death contest? It seems the world is in need of remedial
applications. I still can't figure out how you can process textual information
without a gui and even with Flash disabled. 

> 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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