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Re: Setup query
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at syncretize dot net>
- To: "Chris Game" <chrisgame at bigfoot dot com>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 08:14:59 +1000
- Subject: Re: Setup query
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Game" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 03, 2002 2:57 AM
> Thanks for the response, David, though judging by the silence from
> the experts on this it might be hard to discover what this control
> actually does. Does no-one really know? I find that hard to believe.
Funnily enough we do. And the exact behaviour of those changes was announced
here when they were made (and released).
> And more practically, the proper place for the explanation is not in
> the FAQ but on a pop-up box accessible from the setup screen. Keep
> the information near where it's needed. Cygwin may be fun to play
> with, but only if you like puzzles and have the time to unravel them.
> For real-world users it's like running a set of tools held together
> with baler twine - and each time one of them updates you have to undo
> and remake the baler twine connections all over again!
Patches are always welcome. Otherwise this is on the TODO list already, and
will be gotten to.
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