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Re: Request for fixes to http://cygwin.com/problems.html
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Cc: rick at linuxmafia dot com
- Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 16:08:07 -0500
- Subject: Re: Request for fixes to http://cygwin.com/problems.html
- References: <20051229200119.GF9804@linuxmafia.com>
On Thu, Dec 29, 2005 at 12:01:19PM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
>Greetings. I'd appreciate it if the http://cygwin.com/ webmaster would
>make two fixes to the http://cygwin.com/problems.html page, at his/her
>1. Fix your author attribution for "smart questions" (i.e., the essay
>"How to Ask Questions the Smart Way") to credit _both_ of that essay's
>co-authors, instead of just Eric.
I've removed the attribution entirely. I'll let people figure out who you
are by visiting the page.
>2. Append a prominent notice saying something like "Please do NOT send
>your Cygwin questions to Eric and Rick".
I've added some comments mentioning how stupid such an activity would
I'm sorry that our link has generated extra work for you. Even after many
years of supporting the cygwin community, it never occurred to me that I
would have to caution against sending email to people who obviously have
nothing to do with the project but, in retrospect, it seems pretty obvious
that this would be a problem.
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