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RE: newbie shell-users howto, guide, cheatsheet, or reference?

> On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 12:32:55AM +0100, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> >> >I've been through the existing Cygwin docs.  I don't see anything
> >> >specifically answering this need.
> >>
> >> Huh?  Addressing what need?
> >
> >A guide to legacy MS Windows-centric users for using the Cygwin
> >environment, as opposed to installation or programmers guides (both
> >exist for Cygwin), or general Unix quickstart guides (covered
> >elsewhere).
> >
> >>Did I say that there wasn't a need to address?  Is this really hard to
> >>understand?
> >
> >Arguments are two doors down the hall.  Informed discussion is what I'm
> >after here.
> Let's get this straight.  Your intent was clear.  I was addressing the
> fact that you were apparently starting a separate effort divorced from
> cygwin documentation.  I never said or implied that the effort wasn't
> needed.  I was trying to convince you to change existing cygwin
> documentation rather than starting your own separate effort.

"Is this really hard to understand?"

Let's get this straight.  Your intent was clear.  You were yet again trying to
be a jerk when it was completely and utterly unwarranted, and completely
contrary to convincing anybody of doing anything for the Cygwin project.

> I don't see any need to keep repeating this fact.

Did anybody say you need to keep repeating this fact?  Is this really hard to

Oh wait, that's your line.

>  I'm sorry that you
> took my suggestion as an attack.

Chris, maybe if you didn't phrase your suggestions in the form of an attack
people wouldn't take them that way.  Is this really hard to understand?

No personal emails please, lets throw our tantrums in public.

Gary R. Van Sickle
Brewer.  Patriot.

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