Subject: Re: gdb
From: Brian Bartholomew <bb@wv.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 1997 11:55:48 -0500

> Probability of getting a particular problem fixed:
>	Proprietary - unknown
>	Freed - certain

Disproof: my girlfriend was using my laptop yesterday and today and
somehow she locked up the keyboard under X on linux.  The mouse worked
but the keyboard did not.  These same symptoms happened twice in a
row, and they have never happened to me.  I conclude that she is
pressing keys in some manner I am not.  What is the probability I'm
ever going to get this one fixed?

Likewise for the other statements, I find ghost's "wishy-washy"
formulations to be more convincing and accurate.


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