Selling management on Cygwin

Andrew Schulman
Thu May 14 13:28:00 GMT 2009

> If someone could help, perhaps by briefly explaining what it is  
> they're worried about, and why they needn't be, I would greatly  
> appreciate it.

I have no idea what your management will be worried about, but I suggest
that you explain to them how much more productive it makes you at your job,
and that the dollar cost to them is zero.  That's how I sold it to my

No one here asked me whether it was safe to install open source software,
but if they had I was ready to explain that it's a well established and
stable product, I've been using it and contributing to it for many years,
and have never had a problem with it.

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