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RE: Negative

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-talk-owner On Behalf Of Igor Pechtchanski
> Sent: 05 January 2005 20:20

> On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Patrick J. LoPresti wrote:
> > Rodrigo de Salvo Braz writes:
> >
> > > The point would be to bring this to the attention of the people
> > > being negative. By seeing that not just one person feels 
> like that,
> > > people may decide to stop and think whether their ways are
> > > constructive. Hopefully this would effect a change for the better.
> >
> > Unlikely.  Dozens of people have pointed it out over the years,
> > politely, rudely, coherently, agrammatically...
> >
> > But the Cygwin developers really do not care.  They (and let's face
> > it, "they" is mostly cgf) think that working on free software is a
> > license to be a total jerk.  No amount of feedback of any kind is
> > going to change this.
> >
> > It does make it hard to stop reading the mailing list, though, much
> > like picking at a scab or watching a train wreck in slow motion.
> New slogan: "Cygwin: join for the tools, stay for the mailing 
> list!" :-D
> 	Igor

  "Join for the tools, then be one yourself, on the mailing list!"

[Pardon UK-slang humour!]

Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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