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Re: amd64 and dpkg and so

Martin Jungowski writes:


 > Home users with 64-bit CPUs are going to look for an 64-bit OS, and
 > that's where I can see Linux still has the upper hand. I wouldn't expect
 > a 64-bit Windows for another year, which gives us a one year time frame
 > to push 64-bit Linux - however in order to achieve that, the user has to
 > be capable of running 32-bit applications as well.

good point, very good point.  And if this was a democratic decision I
would certainly vote for the mixed 64/32bit path, in which case we
would make use of one of the main features of the amd64 architecture,
isn't it?

my 2¢


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