Date of first Cygwin release / 25th Anniversary

Allen Hewes
Tue Oct 13 19:34:18 GMT 2020

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cygwin <> On Behalf Of Corinna
> Vinschen
> Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 2:51 PM
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> Subject: Re: Date of first Cygwin release / 25th Anniversary
> On Sep 23 19:53, Kevin Schnitzius via Cygwin wrote:
> > On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 02:33:13 PM EDT, David Eisner via
> Cygwin <> wrote:
> >
> > > In any case, happy 25th anniversary, Cygwin! Thanks to everybody who
> made it and continues to make it possible.
> > I purchased the 1.0 release CD in 1999:
> >
> I still have a shrink-wrapped 1.0 package, never opened since we had two of
> them.  This pristine copy is probably worth millions now!1!11

I have a book to go with the CD:

My un-used registration code expired 24 years and 11 months ago!

Congrats on the 25th Cygwin and contributors,



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