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Re: Problem running cygrunsrv with non SYSTEM accounts

On Tue, 18 Jan 2005, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> On Jan 18 11:28, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On Tue, 18 Jan 2005, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > 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? ;-)
> Ugh, yes, sure.  Sorry 'bout that ;-)

Besides, "FU" has other meanings, as an acronym... ];->

> > , 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.
> I am sure it's not necessary, even on the Cygwin ML.

I judge by what I experience myself.  Quite often, one gets to a thread
that's broken and doesn't quote anything at all, so there's no way of
recovering the context short of browsing the mailing list archives by
subject (time consuming at best).

> The threading isn't broken as often as on various other mailing lists
> (especially on two Yahoo ML I'm subscribed to).

Irrelevant -- the fact that other mailing lists have broken threading
doesn't reduce the annoyance at finding it on the Cygwin mailing list.

> It takes a couple of seconds to snip away the unnecessary stuff from a
> reply and I'm absolutely sure that it does good to the reply itself as
> well as the ML in general.

Agreed, I do sometimes leave the fully-quoted message below (especially if
I'm in a hurry) -- I'll try to change that.

> > > 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...
> Heh.  I wrote the TOFU *acronym* is used a lot.  That's a necessary evil
> since also in german NGs the number of Outlook users is going towards
> infinity :-P

Oh.  Well, once it's used a few times on the mailing list, I usually put
it in the OLOCA -- there's no need to explicitly request it.  So all you
have to do is use it. ;-)
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