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Re: offtopic helmet polishing (was Re: rm fails to remove symbolic links to directories)
On Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 02:48:40PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>On Wed, 13 Apr 2005, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 02:38:47PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>> >Properly off-topic'ed.
>> >On Wed, 13 Apr 2005, Dave Korn wrote:
>> >>>From: beau
>> >>>Sent: 13 April 2005 18:28
>> >>>Without a doubt or a reservation, this cygwin list is the most
>> >>>responsive, helpful resource I have ever had the pleasure to rely on.
>> >>Wow! http://cygwin.com/acronyms#WJN !
>> >Gettin' chilly down there, eh? ];->
>> So, which is it? responsive and helpful or the most mean-spirited
>> mailing list since the dawn of Godwin?
>You're the RCM (1st meaning ;-) ) -- it's your call... Unless you're
>planning to put this to a vote?
But, by the second meaning, whatever call I make would be flawed. :-)
I think it really is both. If you are expecting a direct line to a
developer who will decode your gdb backtraces for you, it could be a
mean place. If you are expecting someone to explain why there is a
/usr/bin and a /bin, then it could be a helpful place.