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RE: [htdocs PATCH] Ping Igor! [was RE: Rebase All command.....]
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 17:10:48 +0100
- Subject: RE: [htdocs PATCH] Ping Igor! [was RE: Rebase All command.....]
>From: Christopher Faylor
>Sent: 28 April 2005 04:40
> On Wed, Apr 27, 2005 at 08:36:07PM -0700, Joshua Daniel Franklin wrote:
>> On 4/27/05, Dave Korn wrote:
>>>>> It occurs to me that a lot of people don't know how to PCYM* if it
>>>>> doesn't already support such functionality, so I suddenly thought we
>>>>> should add another couple of lines to the OLOCA entry mentioning
>>>>> quotefix. Igor?
>>> Good point. It would be better as a FAQ entry, perhaps.
>> I'm afraid I have a similar philosophy about the FAQ; that's really not a
>> question specific to Cygwin.
> So, just to close the loop, the place where this should probably go is to
> the overseers list with a suggested change for the sourceware mailing list
> FAQ at http://sourceware.org/lists.html#faq .
Well, I'm not going to suggest it there myself, because PCYM.... is an
entirely cygwin-list-specific thing. (I've noticed we have very different
etiquette here from the remaining sourceware lists, all of which are much
keener on quoting people's email addresses and indeed on Cc'ing everyone in
the thread personally rather than keeping it to the lists and PCYMing.) So
it belongs on that page even less IMO than it does in the OLOCA or FAQ.
"How to configure your mailer" is indeed a generic and non-cygwin-related
question, but "How to PCYM...." would be meaningless anywhere else *except*
I guess the best thing is to leave it documented in the place where it
already is documented: in the many many archived threads from this list
where it has been mentioned, and we just have to hope people will remember
to STFW when they're told to PCYM.....
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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