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Re: Really, about udev, not init sytsems

On 11/26/2012 01:49 AM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> Debian dropped support for m68k and Alpha and
> deprived users of their freedom to run Debian on these platforms with
> the latest supported software. But these architectures weren't dropped
> because they wanted to take away people's freedoms but because it was
> no longer reasonable to support them on the long term. You can still
> run and install Debian on these architectures, but since they really
> aren't that popular anymore, they shouldn't have a strong influence on
> the main development.

Your example is IMO quite twisted.

m68k was kicked from the official release because there was not enough
manpower to maintain it.

That's a quite different situation when someone tries to decide for the rest
of the community what is worth supporting or not.


P.S: By the way, there's still an ongoing m68k porting effort. Please
this work as well.

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