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RE: proftpd not run, and is gcc4 for cygwin coming?

On Tue, 22 Feb 2005, Dave Korn wrote:

> ----Original Message----
> >From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Christopher Faylor
> >Sent: 21 February 2005 16:09
> > This may be a temporary convenience as a fish giving exercise but it
> > doesn't do much as a fish teaching exercise.
>   As far as I can see, fish-teaching exercises are highly overrated.
>   I once spent an entire month trying to teach Shakespeare to a school of
> guppies.  By then end of it I was soaking wet,

Don't guppies usually live in aquariums?  This probably says something
about your hands-on teaching methods...

> but not even one of them had mastered the "To be or not to be..."
> soliloquy from Hamlet.

You must've missed that one lone bulge-eyed guppy wildly gesticulating in
the corner every time it said "the slings and arrows of outrageous

>   That's the last time I try to teach a man to fish ...
>   ... don't suppose they'd do any better with female authors either,
> though.

Heh, I heard sharks just *love* Martha Stewart's autobiography...
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