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Re: Serious performance problems (malloc related?)
- From: Carlo Florendo <list-subscriber at hq dot astra dot ph>
- To: The Cygwin-Talk Maligning List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2005 11:25:45 +0800
- Subject: Re: Serious performance problems (malloc related?)
- References: <20050602024610.10D13A32A@mail.hq.astra.ph>
- Reply-to: The Cygwin-Talk Maligning List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
[mailto:cygwin-talk-owner@ZZZZZZZZZZ] On Behalf Of Carlo Florendo
Can't you teach your mailer to behave?
This has been told to you, IIRC, many times.
Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 9:08 PM[snip]
To: The Cygwin-Talk Maligning List
Subject: Re: Serious performance problems (malloc related?)
What a way to start this day! Ladies and gentemen, here we
have the live episode of the ranting, maligning,
Again I ask, what "maligning" would you and others be referring to? If I
have in any way "maligned" anybody, I demand the opportunity to "un-malign"
rants-against-abusive-behaviour-discussions on the
Aside from Lionel B., I would have to declare that this
thread is again getting to be enjoyable!
CGF *doesn't* need to change. IIRC, cgf says he writes the way he
writes because it's fun.
In his latest statement on the topic,
http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-talk/2005-q2/msg00279.html, he mentions nothing
Yes, he doesn't. However, in a related posting--in a reply to one of
your mails, he says all these is for fun.
"As it turns out, for the most part, the way that I conduct myself provides
me with the results that I want. [...] Other people who want to change
things but don't have a clear idea about what they want to do and only know
that they are angry because I'm not nice to them, and won't give their
half-formed thoughts the consideration they know they deserve, eventually go
away. Which is exactly what I want to happen."
Frankly, I'd prefer the "fun" explanation. Unfortunately, I've been around
long enough that I can believe neither.
I really still can't believe that
the cygwin meanness very seriously to the point of being
concerned about the behaviour of cgf. Really!
The cygwin list has become a list where where the cygwin
gurus have set the culture of letting people learn to help
themselves first before anything else. That's the reason for
the thousands of times when postings are answered with "go to
"http://cygwin.com/problems.html" or "goto
http://cygwin.com/lists.html", or, with a pointer to the
Nobody is discussing such posts, not me anyway. Why do you and some others
(one other?) believe any of this chronic issue is related to pointing people
to web pages? I truly don't follow.
You know why? Because it's fun. :)
And it helps people to help themselves. If you don't understand that, I
can't imagine what you can?
Since the rest of your post is based on this erroneous premise, I shall
refrain from further comment.
Great! IMHO, It's best for everyone to stop ranting about cgf's
behavior--or style. He's mean. So, what? You care? I don't. If
others do, that's their problem. They will be wasting their time caring
about his style.
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