cygwin started speaking German today

Thorsten Kampe
Sat Sep 10 11:45:00 GMT 2011

* Corinna Vinschen (Fri, 9 Sep 2011 17:09:04 +0200)
> It is not at all the task of libintl to override the underlying OS,
> and in the case of Cygwin, the underlying OS is Cygwin, not Windows.

Pardon me?
"Cygwin is: 
a collection of tools which provide a Linux look and feel environment
for Windows.

a DLL (cygwin1.dll) which acts as a Linux API layer providing
substantial Linux API functionality."

Cygwin does not have any user account management, no file system, no 
file system permissions, etc. So when did Cygwin become an operating 
system in an operating system?


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