Bug#575761: Bug#575760: x86 architecture names are confusing
On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 12:28:20AM +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > This order is the current popcon data order:
> > http://popcon.debian.org/
> > So we will not ask user to look through long list.
Order is not important since it get reordered.
> > I hope this fixes non-optimal order and word issue on Debian web page
> > technically. But we first agree on what wording are we using.
> > I like nonpedantic 32-bit PC/64-bit PC.
> > "EABI ARM" may be better to use "ARM (armel)" since we are not shipping
> > old arm any more.
> May I also suggest "Intel IA-64 Itanium (ia64)", to try to prevent users
> from confusing ia64 with amd64.
This is good idea, On Intel site, "Intel Itanium" is used together and
IA-64 follows it. So I chose "Intel Itanium IA-64". Maybe, Release
note may need some change though.
I realized Release note only used arch name in () for 32-bit PC and
64-bit PC, I only added there.
I just commited changes to webwml.