Cygwin mentioned in "current directory" discussion
Tue Nov 16 21:10:00 GMT 2010
On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 08:52:02PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Nov 16 11:11, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 09:29:24AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >On Nov 15 21:34, Andy Koppe wrote:
>> >> On 15 November 2010 19:26, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >> > On Nov ??9 23:37, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> >> >> https://blogs.msdn.com/b/oldnewthing/archive/2010/11/09/10087919.aspx
>> >> >
>> >> > This morning I added a comment to the blog, #42 in the list:
>> >> >[...]
>> >> >
>> >> > Two minutes ago, I found that my comment had been silently removed!
>> >> > I'm not aware that my comment contained offensive, abusive, or
>> >> > disrespectful language. I'm really wondering why Raymond decided
>> >> > to remove my comment. This is quite disappointing.
>> >> Perhaps it got swallowed by a COM server that can't deal with a
>> >> disappeared working directory. ;)
>> >Or Raymond fears hippos.
>> He also deleted my response to the guy who suggested that Windows does
>> copy-on-write so we could modify NTDLL. And, now I can't seem to
>> respond at all.
>> Sure. We could just figure out where to modify NTDLL in all of the
>> versions of NTDLL that have ever existed and then stand on our heads
>> to modify the memory in place every time a Cygwin process is started.
>> And, as Corinna says, this all flys in the face of Cygwin's philosophy.
>And now he deleted my reply to f0dder as well, giving the reason
>"Discussing undocumented APIs is a good way to get a comment deleted"
>and he closed the blog entry for further commenting. Nice guy.
>I don't quite understand the difference between my comments and the
>Apart from that I don't understand his weird replies about 0% and 100%
>correctness. Well, I'm not interested in COM anyway. And if COM
>changes the CWD it's broken by design. But I guess that's not allowed
>to say, either...
I didn't get that either. But I wonder which gets more hits: this
mailing list archive or his blog?
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