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Re: Official List of Cygwin Acronyms
- From: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <ronald at landheer dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2003 18:57:55 +0100 (CET)
- Subject: Re: Official List of Cygwin Acronyms
Some acronyms to add:
OT - "Off Topic", the most-used acronym on this list (I think)
PWBTC - "Patches will Be Thoughtfully Considered" (I think you have the
trademark on this one, don't you?)
WJM - "We're Just Mean"
I've added it to my bookmarks - this will revolutionise the terseness of
Email-future! (or perhaps not..)
On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> The OLOCA [Official List of Cygwin Acronyms] is available for the referral
> of newbies and your perusal from your friendly neighborhood CKOA [Cygwin
> Keeper of Acronyms] at <http://cygwin.com/acronyms/>. I'm sure I've
> omitted plenty, but this is a first raw try, so do be considerate.
> Perhaps now we should have an FAQ entry for "What the ! at #$% is 'YOWTWYWT'?"
> that points to the OLOCA... Eventually...
> On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > > On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 01:15:08PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > > >On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 01:34:04PM +0000, Steven O'Brien wrote:
> > > >> > By the way, the current CVS has a problem with unix sockets - they are
> > > >> > verrrry slow - like several minutes to get a simple message through in
> > > >> > some cases.
> > > >>
> > > >> Simple testcase[tm]?
> > > >> Corinna
> > > >
> > > >Ooh, acronym opportunity!
> > > >PPAST: "please provide a simple testcase". :-D
> > >
> > > Igor,
> > > I hereby task you with being the official Cygwin Keeper of Acronyms (CKOA).
> > >
> > > The goal is that eventually we should be able to communicate only in
> > > acronyms in this mailing list. I think that this will make us much more
> > > effective communicators (MMEC).
> > > cgf
> > Wow! And here I was saying that "I don't have the power to make the
> > decisions here".
> > TY [Thank you], CGF! THISU [This honor is surely undeserved], IMHO, but
> > IWTTLUTI [I will try to live up to it]. AAFS [As a first step], IWLTP [I
> > would like to propose] establishing the OLOCA [Official List of Cygwin
> > Acronyms]. IWCSFPA [It will contain such famous phrases as] "YOWTWYWT",
> > "PTC" [Patches thoughtfully considered], TRP [the recently proposed]
> > "PPAST", and, OC [of course], TTCSA [the timeless classics, such as]
> > "TCFAQ" [the Cygwin FAQ], "TCUG" [the Cygwin Users' Guide], and "RTFM".
> > IJSUN [I'll just shut up now]...
> > Igor, the official CKOA
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