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RE: cyg/lib DLL naming
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: The Cygwin-Talk Malingering List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2005 11:17:13 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: RE: cyg/lib DLL naming
- References: <SERRANOm4PInaAqOZP600000037@SERRANO.CAM.ARTIMI.COM>
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On Thu, 16 Jun 2005, Dave Korn wrote:
> ----Original Message----
> >From: Igor Pechtchanski
> >Sent: 16 June 2005 14:36
> > On Thu, 16 Jun 2005, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> On Jun 16 14:30, Pe?iva Jan wrote:
> >>>> As AGO pointed out, searching for libfreetype.dll is non-portable,
> >>>> dangerous, and silly.
> >>> [...]
> >>> If I skip all offensive words, I have to thank you for the discussion.
> >> Oh my, Igor, why are you so offensive all the time? May a hippo fall
> >> on you(*)!
> > Ah, the ultimate offensive combination: "non-portable". How dare I?
> I would have thought it went without saying that pretty much all hippos
> are "non-portable"!
And "non-potable"... :-) Unless you have a *really* large pot.
> >> Corinna
> >> (*) With parachute so you have some time to get away in time. Not that
> >> people think I'm trying to be offensive.
> > Thanks! :-)
> > Igor
> OK, I'm all for Igor getting away in time, but giving them parachutes does
> spoil that lovely SPLATTTTT sound they usually make when they hit the
> ground! Can you strap tape-recorders to their backs so that we can still
> have sound-effects?
Those who know physics understand that most parachutes won't really delay
the hippo's fall for long -- just long enough for someone to notice and
step away from the target spot. Then the straps break and you still get
the SPLATTTT. IIRC, the same happens with jet fighters and disposable
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