Re: Are we losing users to Gentoo?
On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 08:50:32PM +1100, Andrew Lau wrote:
> The question I want to pose today is "Are we losing users to
Hell yes, and it's great. The number of morons using Debian has
noticably decreased since gentoo came on the scene; they now have
something that will give them the stupid things they asked for, so
they stop asking us for them.
> Whatever happened to all the Debian evangelists?
I ate them.
> I know that there's plenty of logistical/mirroring reasons as
> to why we shouldn't duplicate a lot of the i386 tree by creating a
> i686 tree, but could we seriously not consider a partial i686
> optimised tree as a compromise to attract some of the Gentoo users
> back with our strengths in policy and testing?
The answer is the same as always. Provide evidence that this would
significantly help performance. Nobody has yet done so.
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