Cygwin, Chris, Corinna - thanks!

Christopher Faylor
Tue Dec 10 16:26:00 GMT 2013

On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 11:35:35AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Dec  9 23:13, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 03:42:04AM +0000, Guy Harrison wrote:
>> >It has likely been over a decade since Chris blasted me into orbit over
>> >something I stuck my head over the parapet for(*).  Corinna I don't
>> >think I've ever wrangled with.  Nevertheless, with the New Year
>> >beckoning it is about time I acknowledged just how much easier life has
>> >been because of them both.
>> >
>> >I've had a few beers tonight but even so, am I correct in thinking
>> >cygwin has been around since windows2000?
>> Cygwin has been around since at least 1996, which predates me by a year.
>First ChangeLog entry of all times:  Oct 18, 1995, Steve Chamberlain.
>First cgf ChangeLog entry: Sep 8, 1997.

FWIW, I had someone, (*cough*, Sergey, *cough*), submitting things for
me before that time.

>> Larry Hall would know, I think.  He was here before I was.
>And cgf is a year longer here than I am.  First corinna ChangeLog entry:
>Sep 23, 1998.  No wonder I have to dye my hair...
>> >(*) No can't remember.  Something about FreeCiv.  I wrote a sound
>> >kludge.  Chris made me see cygwin "is unix".
>> >
>> >Anyways, there is no windoze system that I've ever had control of, that
>> >I haven't stuck cygwin on.
>> >
>> >Carry on the good work & Merry Crimbo!
>> Thanks.
>Yes, thank you very much.  It's nice to get no bug report once in a
>while :)

Especially with a Thursday coming up.


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