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From: "Parker, Ron" <rdparker AT butlermfg DOT com>
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Subject: RE: for interest: cygwin rpm on sourceforge
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 11:20:45 -0600
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Wilson [mailto:cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu]

<snip>

> This whole deal smacks of pure stubborn-ness.  "I don't like the
> official installation method (even though it was the subject of months
> of debate) so I'm gonna muddy the waters with an rpm distro"  "Even
> though I'm maintaining an rpm of bind for cygwin, I will not 
> contribute
> a binary .tar.gz so that users of the official installation method can
> benefit..."

I just hope it doesn't degrade into the GNU-emacs vs. XEmacs frackas, where
there are actually two very good and very similar packages with one freely
using code from the other, but donating none back to the original.  (This is
not a commentary on XEmacs, I actually use both.)

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