Op ma 21-07-2003, om 23:17 schreef Geert Uytterhoeven: > 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 > only... Indeed. > > > 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 ;-( I'm afraid so, but I still disagree :-) -- Wouter Verhelst Debian GNU/Linux -- http://www.debian.org Nederlandstalige Linux-documentatie -- http://nl.linux.org "An expert can usually spot the difference between a fake charge and a full one, but there are plenty of dead experts." -- National Geographic Channel, in a documentary about large African beasts.
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