Using nano in mintty : missing cursor

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Fri Apr 23 14:19:00 GMT 2010


On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 06:57:06AM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>David Sastre wrote:
>> Hey...before somebody yells ONTAGA! I'd like to know if answering
>> questions related to someone else's mantained packages is seen as
>> unpolite or something...
>>
>> Now yell.
>> :P
>
>ONTAGA!
>
>ONTAGA! ONTAGA!
>
>I've got no idea what that means, but I like the shouting. :)
>
>Of course answers regarding other people's questions are welcome, even
>more so if it means the maintainer doesn't have to get involved. In
>fact, it's a very useful way to contribute to open source projects.

I still think it's a strange question.  If you follow it to its logical
conclusion there would only be newbies asking questions and package
maintainers answering them.  So an email thread would be:

From:  Ed.C@lueless.org
Subject: minTTY porblem

From: Andy Koppe
Subject: Re: mintty porblem

From: Ed.C@lueless.org
Subject: Re: minTTY porblem

From: Andy Koppe
Subject: Re: minTTY porblem

>From Ed.C@luless.org
Subject: Re: minTTY porbem (SOVLED!)

i.e., you'd only ever see two people in every email thread.  Clearly
that isn't the case.

But, nevertheless:  ONTAGA!  ONTAGA I say!

cgf



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