Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 01:17:03PM +0100, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> > 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...."
A: Wait. Thank god, it's supported by Gentoo.
> Ciao... //
> Ingo \X/
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