Cygwin1.DLL soon to be Windows Vista only

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Apr 2 14:15:00 GMT 2007

On Apr  2 07:13, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 09:57:28AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Apr  1 00:53, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> After some intense discussion with Corinna, we've decided that we will
> >> soon be removing all support for any version of Windows other than
> >> Windows Vista 64.
> >
> >Sorry folks, Chris isn't quite up-to-date with Vista versions.
> >*Of course* Cygwin will only run on Vista Business and Vista Ultimate.
> >The Home editions are just not worth it.
> >
> >And of course we will re-use the Windows Genuine Advantage program
> >to make sure that only registered, legal copies of Cygwin will run.
> >
> >And then again, I'm a day late...
> Corinna, you do better at April fool.  Here, I try:
> Memo from HomeLand Security:
> Homeland Security issued advisory saying Cygwin threat to National
> SEcurity and raise level of threat due to threat of unported software
> not available.  POSIX preoccupation of Cygwin considered harmful to
> morale of troops in Iraq.  Expect delays at airports.  Bag all CDs
> containint POSIX software in approved plastic containers.
> Threat level is reddish-orange-with-tint-of-yellow.  National Guard on
> Standby.
> This is an official announcment.

Have the terms been arranged with Mr. Putin?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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