Re: arches and etch
On Sat, Oct 28, 2006 at 01:04:28PM +0100, Neil McGovern wrote:
> > 7) Perhaps we should consider the balance between making debian just
> > another glitzy quick-release plaything for mass consumption and
> > minimal user contribution, and a system designed to give users who
> > care and contribute the flexibility and power to do their work which
> > so greatly benefits us all.
> So why aren't we sill shipping on 286 machines?
Because we never had ? We have dropped support for i386, but only
a fraction of i386 had a MMU and so were able to run Linux, and this
change was forced upon us by the rest of the world.
Imagine a large red swirl here.