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Re: Future releases of Debian



On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 12:42:51PM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > > It may be difficult to get 3D acceleration for the gamer-card-of-the-week,
> > > but by no means is it difficult to find a new graphics card which is
> > > well-supported by XFree86 in woody.
> > a) You often do not have choice
> Then you are buying your hardware from the wrong vendor.

It's true that if you've got hardware and software that don't work
together, you're not buying one or the other from the right vendor. It's
probably a lot easier for us to have supported the hardware, than for the
hardware vendor to have used a different chipset (which likely would've
increased the price, or decreased the possible features).

Our releasing with old versions of software is a bug we need to
continually work to *fix*, not excuse.

Cheers,
aj

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