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Re: PPC vs. PowerPC

From: Vincent Renardias <vincent@waw.com>
Subject: PPC vs. PowerPC
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 1997 20:22:55 +0100 (GMT+0100)

> The gcc distributed with Apple's MkLinux says architecture is 'ppc'; 
> dpkg's artable file also lists 'ppc'.
> However most of the built packages I can find precompiled are listed as 
> 'powerpc', and U. Drepper's glibc lists 'powerpc'.

The official name of the processor is PowerPC, folded to lower case
powerpc.  Let's avoid acronyms whenever possible (taken that PC is
rather a work than an acronym :-).

-- Uli
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