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Re: real-i386 (was Re: i386 requalification for etch)

Nick Jacobs wrote:

> In-Reply-To=<200510091703.28199.neroden@twcny.rr.com>
> You mean, it's seriously been proposed that a
> significant amount of work should be done to restore
> support for a processor that has not been manufactured
> for 10 years? While slightly degrading performance for
> the 99.99999% of x86 users who have Pentium/Athlon/or
> better?

Maybe renaming Debians "i386" into something more accurate like "x86" or
even "IA32" (in consistency with IA64) would suppress discussions like this
in the future?

Kind reagards


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