Re: What's wrong with debian?
On Mon, Feb 28, 2005 at 09:34:30PM -0500, Chris Metzler wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 20:37:44 -0500
> Carl Fink wrote:
> > 2. We have to get it to build on architectures that are only used by
> > the people who created them as a proof-of-concept, or we're
> > leaving people behind.
> Your sarcasm aside, I've never understood this argument. There are a
> *zillion* distros out there that only support x86, or x86 + some very
> small number of other platforms. Debian is one of only a few with a
> broad range of supported platforms; that's one of the things that makes
> it different. Why should that be given up? Why in the world do we
> need *yet another* x86-only distro?
No one said x86-only... Besides, we can develop for various platforms
without actually releasing them as part of stable.
> Also, can you give me one concrete example of how this has held up
> the release of Sarge?
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