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Re: AArch64 planning BoF at DebConf

On Sat, 21 Jul 2012, Wookey wrote:
> Arm64 everywhere would have been neater but unless someone is
> volunteering for a massive argument and changing upstream gcc and

No way.  it is difficult to do better at this kind of thing than Linus, and
he has already said his piece :-p  It won't be aarch64 in the kernel either,

> changing it for a while, but have been persuaded, not by ARM, I hasten
> to add :-) that we have more important things to do with our time than
> bikeshed about upstream's funny naming, which does at least have the
> major benefit of being a unique string.) 

Yeah, but it did make the world a bit uglier.  Oh well.  It could be worse,
it could be an iArm, or an iLeg, instead of an aarch ;-)

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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