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RE: 3PPs (Was Re: multiple cygwin installs (gold star))
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "'rth and dtb inc.!'" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 16:44:56 +0100
- Subject: RE: 3PPs (Was Re: multiple cygwin installs (gold star))
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On 29 March 2007 16:36, Phil Betts wrote:
> Igor Peshansky wrote on Thursday, March 29, 2007 3:49 PM::
>> On Thu, 29 Mar 2007, Dave Korn wrote:
>>> On 29 March 2007 14:31, Igor Peshansky wrote:
>>>> After including the link to the definition of 3PPs on the
>>>> description of that gold star, I realized how easily lost the
>>>> definition is -- it's sitting at the very end of a long file, and
>>>> thus does not end up at the top of the screen when the link is followed.
>>>> Relative sorting order of numbers and letters being a constant point
>>>> of contention, I wonder if I shouldn't just move 3PP to be the first
>>>> acronym in the OLOCA... It would certainly present a nice
>>>> perspective to anyone just browsing it. Igor
>>> Surely it should go between TANSTAAFL and TITTL?
>> Yes, it usually does go between TANSTAAFL and TITTTL when discussing
>> 3PPs, but I think alphanumerically it belongs either in the beginning
>> or in the end. :-) In any case, this acronym is somewhat special,
>> given that it's the only one that begins with a number, so I'd like
>> to have a special place for it.
> If you're editing the OLOCA, you could save DaveK a lot of typing if
> you added RTHODTB. I'm sure you can work it out.
Thing is, if Igor adds that, he'd probably also have to add RTHADTB. And
TBH, I think I'm the only one who uses that phrase particularly often.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....