On Sun, 2011-11-20 at 15:14 +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote: > On Nov 19, Ben Hutchings <email@example.com> wrote: > > > I think it is time to increase the minimum requirement to 586-class, if > > not for wheezy then immediately after. > I agree, it's time to weight the costs and benefits of supporting > obsolete hardware at the expense of most users. > > > (Later it should be increased > > further, and eventually i386 should be reduced to a partial architecture > > that may be installed on amd64 systems.) > Yes, but how much later? :-) At the latest: wheezy+2 (2016): require 686-class with PAE wheezy+4 (2020): i386 is a partial architecture But I think we could be more aggressive than that. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Usenet is essentially a HUGE group of people passing notes in class. - Rachel Kadel, `A Quick Guide to Newsgroup Etiquette'
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