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

On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 12:29:06PM +0100, David Schmitt wrote:
> On Tuesday 15 March 2005 03:09, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > Soon everyone loves you, and you get a huge userbase, and hit 10% of
> > i386+amd64 downloads or five times powerpc's current userbase or so, and
> > say "I wanna be on ftp.d.o!!" Then you get moved across over a month or
> > so, and become a "tier-1" arch. Yay you.
> If I read the proposal (and Steves explanations) right, ftp.d.o mirroring and 
> tier-1 are not coupled. You seem to imply that. Please clarify.

It seems to be mainly a problem with various names floating around. In
aj's mail "tier-1" seems to mean "ftp.d.o arch" _not_ "released arch"
which he discusses one paragraph earlier.

So the clarification: ftp.d.o mirroring and release status are not
strongly coupled (but probably only released archs will become
ftp.d.o archs...). Just don't use words like "tier-1" that aren't defined
in the mail ;)

Frank Lichtenheld <djpig@debian.org>
www: http://www.djpig.de/

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