On Thursday 09 June 2005 18:45, Marco d'Itri wrote: > On Jun 09, Adrian von Bidder <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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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