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Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 13:56:13 +0200
- Subject: Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries
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On Oct 27 12:19, Dave Korn wrote:
> Tim Prince wrote:
> > Chris Taylor wrote:
> >> It's not *directly* editing the registry. As a sysadmin, I'm telling you
> >> it *is* different. The (l)user should *never* be allowed to edit the
> >> registry themselves. That's a recipe for disaster. In my book, this
> >> includes so-called junior sysadmins/techs/whatever.
> > No one should be allowed to make software which puts the (l)user in the
> > position
> > of having to use registry tools. But, this will not happen. For
> > example, it is practically impossible to use Windows outside a corporate
> > environment without installing something from SBC which habitually
> > messes up the registry.
> Huh? Have I been asleep at the switch for the past five years?
> I've been using Windows "outside a corporate environment" for at least that
> long and I've never yet had to install *anything* from the Southern Baptist
> Congregation. Whether it messed up my registry or not!
Which is not a surprise at all, given that you're a registered member
of the Cygwin Community, strong believers of Our Devine Lord, the
Flying Spaghetti Monster.
May He live long and in pasta!