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Re: Renaming this list into debian-amd64



* Peter (pk@q-leap.com) wrote:
> Xavier Roche writes:
>  > On Thu, 21 Aug 2003, Martin Schulze wrote:
>  > > I wonder if it would be worth renaming this list into »debian-amd64« which
>  > 
>  > Good idea - should be clearer :)
> 
> I don't understand, In a mail by Marc Miller to this list he states
> that the architecture name is x86_64 for the "foreseeable" future.  He
> quotes http://www.linuxbase.org/spec/archLSB/AMD64/spec/swinstall.html

I could have sworn that was also thrown back because it causes a variety
of problems.  Personally I tend towards amd64.  Sure, someone might
build a non-amd chip but no one has and so what?  I don't think there'd
be confusion about it.

	Stephen

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