Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting
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John Goerzen <email@example.com> wrote:
> Indeed. I am one such user. I have always felt fortunate that I don't
> have to really care what architecture a machine is, because "of course
> it runs Debian". I have run Debian on Alpha, x86, amd64, powerpc, and
> sarc systems, both as a desktop and a server environment on most of
> Here's a key point: the utility of Debian on x86 is greatly diminished,
> for me, if I can't run Debian on alpha (or arch x) also.
Seconded, of course. And look at the list of architectures planned for
Etch; looks like Debian's merging with Ubuntu soon.
One the one hand, we have the Ubuntu cabal at key positions in the
Project; on the other hand, we have Project Scud, which members are
currently employed by companies having interests in Debian.
I don't like that smell... at all.
>> I feel sad today, I feel it is a sad day for the Project.
> I agree, and I too am quite sad that a number of DPL candidates signed
> off on this without asking hard questions about it or even putting it
> out for discussion and feedback first.
We need a serious kick applied ASAP, or this Project is going to
die. Let's kick.
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