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Re: newbie's gripe with NT/2K/XP integration
On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 11:13:01AM -0500, Michael Hoffman wrote:
>On Mon, 19 Aug 2002, Gen Zhang wrote:
>>my question is why does cygwin support the technologically challenged
>>platforms 9x/ME and ruining what could be much better support for the
>The reason the developers don't gratuitously break Cygwin for thousands
>of users is because they're mean. At least that's what I've always
>figured. Correct me if I'm wrong.
You're 100% correct. Just basic meanness.
Where's my dog? I need to kick something.
>>for example, the interface with security under 9x is actually
>>non-existent anyway and removing support for 9x would make cygwin code
>>smaller and neater (i'm an advocate of _very_ elegant coding), not to
>>mention faster and more secure (what do you know, i mentioned them
>Why don't you do it and report back to the list on the speed gains?
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