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Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting

On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 11:00:22PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 10:10:32AM +0100, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> > All the work and support over all those years by all those users and porters
> > will be vanished with that stupid idea, imho. 
> Ingo, obviously you are pissed off.

Indeed I am.

> But really, is there much benefit in
> making *releases* for the SCC architectures? 
> The packages will still be built and d-i maintained as long as there are
> porters interested in doing that work for the architecture. The only
> difference is that those architectures won't influence testing and they
> won't be officially released.

What will happen is something like this: 

A: "Oh, let's see what we got here.... a nice Alpha server..."
B: "Let us install Debian on it!"
*browsing the web*
A: "Oh, no release of Debian for Alpha... it's unsupported..."
B: "Sad... it's a nice machine, but without a working Linux on it, we're gonna
throw it away...."

Ciao...              // 
      Ingo         \X/

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