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Re: Problem running cygrunsrv with non SYSTEM accounts

On Tue, 18 Jan 2005, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> On Jan 18 10:48, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On Tue, 18 Jan 2005, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > For the acronym TOFU see
> > >
> >
> > I think this is a pun on "everybody hates tofu"...  But I *like* tofu (the
> > food kind, not the quoting kind). :-D
> In case of the quoting kind I'm under the impression you like "FU".
> Sorry to say that but I hate(*) reading your replies since they are
> very often 160 lines quote and 3 lines reply.

Hmm, shouldn't it be "FO" in my case, though? ;-)

I do try to snip where appropriate.  However, sometimes it's hard to
quickly determine which parts are relevant, and since, unlike "linda w", I
don't spend 2-3 hours composing my replies, I err on the side of caution.
Besides, I view this as a necessary evil on the Cygwin list, where
threading is broken so often that unless there's enough context left,
nobody will have any idea what the message is about.

> > >  "If you are sending a reply to a message or a posting be sure you
> > >   summarize the original at the top of the message, or include just
> > >   enough text of the original to give a context. This will make sure
> > >   readers understand when they start to read your response. [...]
> > >   Giving context helps everyone. But do not include the entire original!"
> >
> > Well, I haven't used the above nearly enough to justify an acronym...  And
> Why not introduce it for further using?  Using the TOFU acronym is
> very common at least in german MLs and NGs and it's right on the spot.

I thought the acronym was supposed to be *against* TOFU?..  We can refer
to the definition of TOFU from there, though...

> Corinna
> (*) In terms of size and quoting style, not in terms of content.

Yep, that's how I understood it. :-)
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