[HEADSUP] Let's start a Cygwin 1.7 release area

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Apr 8 21:53:00 GMT 2008

On Apr  8 17:39, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 11:07:26PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >With a dash?  cygwin-ng?  Like syslog-ng.  I was going to suggest this
> >too, but I didn't want to copy the naming too bluntly.
> We actually use "ng" internally to Netapp.  I actually wanted to call my
> project either "ds9" or "voyager" but I got vetoed.

I assume Netapp didn't want to risk a law suite with CBS...

> >I guess we should use "cygwin-notasnewbutstillnewenough".  I'm still
> >more leaning towards cygwin-2008.  You shouldn't have suggested the
> >name.  It's all your fault.
> I hate the name!  Hate it!
> But I don't really care.  cygwin-2008 is fine with me.  However, I
> predict that cgf-2012 will probably be grumbling about that name
> eventually.

Looks like Brian made this whole naming discussion obsolete two years


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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