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From: Christopher Faylor <>
Subject: Re: NASA cygwin approach
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 19:34:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 01:27:00PM -0600, Warren Young wrote:
>On 6/25/2012 1:15 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 11:08:43AM -0600, Warren Young wrote:
>>> On 6/24/2012 12:34 AM, marco atzeri wrote:
>>>> Heasoft is a large package but suggesting to install all cygwin
>>>> seems a bit too drastic....
>>> Indeed.  I hope all those HEASoft users are enjoying their copies of
>>> doxygen, gnucap, lilypond, nfrotz, qsf, and sudoku.
>>> (Not picking on any Cygwin package maintainers in particular here.  I've
>>> just randomly cherry-picked some packages unlikely to be of direct use
>>> in X-ray astronomy, which seems to be the focus of HEASoft.)
>> A likely story.  I now expect a mass exodus of affronted package
>> maintainers.
>> Thanks a lot.
>You are right as always.  As maintainer (in a handwaving sort of way) of 
>the doxygen package, I am affronted and am, um...nevermind.

This is an interesting example of recursive affrontery.  You don't often
see that in the wild.

      reply	other threads:[~2012-06-25 19:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-06-24  6:35 marco atzeri
2012-06-25 17:09 ` Warren Young
2012-06-25 19:15   ` Christopher Faylor
2012-06-25 19:27     ` Warren Young
2012-06-25 19:34       ` Christopher Faylor [this message]

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