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Re: And now for something completely different... etch!



On Thursday 09 June 2005 18:45, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Jun 09, Adrian von Bidder <avbidder@fortytwo.ch> wrote:
> > Dropping 2.4 can easily be done on relatively short notice prior to
> > etch release, so no need to worry about now.
>
> It would be too late, because at that time we would have wasted a
> couple of years trying to support them.
> This kind of decision should be taken early in the development cycle.

Making the decision early would also help d-i development as we could then 
start cleaning e.g. keyboard selection (and console-data).
Being able to rely on sysfs being present would also simplify hardware 
detection in some cases.

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