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Re: current mozilla or phoenix debs for PPC?

On 21 Jul 2003, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> Op do 01-01-1970, om 07:59 schreef Chris Tillman:
> > Well, it's true we owe our elders respect (as I give a quick glance
> > towards my Mac IIci). But, OTOH, I think the current philosophy of
> > all-or-none may be a little too inflexible. Especially as m68k users
> > get fewer and fewer, and developers appear to be an endangered
> > species. We need a plan for quiet, benign senility where some
> > architectures are concerned.
> I disagree, sorry. Dropping Debian support for m68k would probably
> result in dropping Linux/m68k support, as Debian is the only
> distribution you can use if you want to run Linux/m68k...

Indeed. And if you repeat the argument, after a while you'll have Debian/ia32

> > This does not involve leaving them out in
> > the cold to die, just restricting them to given (working) versions
> > and letting the rest go on.
> Uh, I've lost you here, I'm afraid. Exactly what do you mean?

I think he wants us to stay with woody ;-(



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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