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Re: Cygwin Book?
On 10/14/07, Mike Marchywka
> Wasn't someone posting here from the UBS domain? I think their disclaimer
> came up a few times. LOL. I've seen cygwin mentioned on stock
> message boards.
> Certainly the speed detracts from serious usage- I think the slow
> std::string problem
> was a bug unique to one g++ release ( and I now have all my own char*
> string routines with
> custom non-conforming allocators thank you very much .. ) but anything that
> requires interaction
> with windoze will be slow.
> >From: zzapper <david@wowletsnotgivetheemailaddress!>
> >Reply-To: The Vulgar and Unprofessional Cygwin-Talk List
> >To: email@example.com
> >Subject: Re: Cygwin Book?
> >Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2007 13:01:11 +0000 (UTC)
> >Christopher Faylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> > > On Sat, Oct 13, 2007 at 11:39:57AM +0000, zzapper wrote:
> > >>Hi
> > >>I was looking for suitable Technical Books to put on my SquidU
> > >>http://www.squidoo.com/zzapper/ and was disappointed not to find one on
> > >>CygWin, are any in progress?
> > >
> > > I have gotten periodic requests to write a cygwin group from various
> > > publishers but it has always seemed like a daunting task to me. It
> > > might provide some credibility to Cygwin, though. I'm rather sick of
> > > seeing it referred to as a "toy" by various people who think they're
> > > insightful.
> > >
> > > cgf
> >As you say it would raise Cygwin's profile especially to corporates.
> >Perhaps it could be done as a team effort and you must have vast array of
> >material that could be garnered from your postings.
How about we do it like every other major project has done: make a
book that gives the overeducated joe just a little bit of information
in every area so that they can learn.
Please Excuse TOFU. Gmail/Mobile has no Power.
"Space does not reflect society, it expresses it." -- Castells, M.,
Space of Flows, Space of Places: Materials for a Theory of Urbanism in
the Information Age, in The Cybercities Reader, S. Graham, Editor.
2004, Routledge: London. p. 82-93.