Blunt Tools (was: cgf does not want private email about cygwi n)

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Mon Jun 25 14:11:00 GMT 2001


On Mon, Jun 25, 2001 at 03:01:14PM -0500, Glen Coakley wrote:
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>>>Someone was asking about examples, so here's one.  A few days ago, the
>>>Debian guy wrote about "porting" Debian to Cygwin and gets a one-liner
>>>back suggesting he knows nothing about either Debian or Cygwin.  He's
>>>got a Debian email address, and even to someone like myself, who has
>>>never used Debian, it's obvious that's he's just been imprecise in his
>>>phrasing.  What Debian really brings to the table is its packaging
>>>system, and he's probably talking about that.
>>
>>Actually, if this is the "Cygwin + Debian" mail, then the original
>>poster did not have a @debian.org address.
>
>The Reply-To address was @debian.org but the From address was @mit.edu.
>Inprecision abounds.  It is very easy to do when reading and typing
>quickly.

Thanks for clarifying.  I missed that, obviously.

cgf

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