How to keep a dependency from [continually] appearing in setup

Adam Dinwoodie
Thu Aug 2 13:19:00 GMT 2012

Ryan Johnson wrote:
>On 02/08/2012 5:14 AM, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
>> Inconsistency harms least astonishment, and harming least astonishment
>> makes me very sad.
>While I agree with you completely,
>Maybe they can make an exception "just this once" ...

Aha! How did I miss that one!?

But unless we're occasionally consistent, we'll be consistently inconsistent,
and users will consistently expect our consistence to be inconsistent, with a
consistent result of unsurprised users when their Cygwin experience
consistently consists of inconsistencies.

Okay, I'll stop now.

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