tip for blind users of setup.exe regarding package installation

Adam Puckett adotsdothmusic@gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 20:36:00 GMT 2012


On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 10:22 AM , Christopher Faylor wrote:

> If you can't actually talk in an informative way about a cygwin utility
> on the cygwin list then what in the world would the cygwin list be for?
> Sending "git doesn't work"/"You need to rebase" mantras?

> Yeah, the rules are SO hard.

> If you want to moan and complain about a cygwin personality, take it to
> the talk list.

> If you want to talk about the great pizza that you had last night while
> running setup.exe, take it to the talk list.

> If you want to tell everyone the story of your life and how it came
> about that you are running cygwin, take it to the talk list.

> If you want to talk about hippos and their evolutionary relationship to
> other animals, take it to the talk list.

> If you want to make a sarcastic comment about something somebody said on
> the cygwin list, well, you could just respond to it on the cygwin list
> or you could take it to the talk list.  You'll probably be asked to
> take it here eventually if you keep it up.

> But, then, I don't recall a time in the last several months that someone
> was actually told to take a discussion here.  So it isn't like people
> are constantly being cruelly persecuted by mean mailing list snobs
> attempting to enforce obscure rules.

Thanks, CGF, for clearing that up.



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