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Re: Linuxtag 2004: Different Stuff

Geert Stappers wrote:
> On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 09:13:10AM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > Michael Banck wrote:
> > > Not entirely related to this, but still: Somebody said we'd have a full
> > > mirror available. So perhaps we could have put up signs saying 'CDs for
> > > the following architectures available on demand'. If somebody cares
> > > about powerpc or whatever, we could burn them a CD which he could fetch
> > > later on. I've read that in a report from a UK trade show once and it
> > > sounded pretty cool. This should get automated as much as possible I
> > > guess.
> > 
> > It's definitively a good idea to provide non-ia32 architecture images
> > on demand for those visitors that want to try such an architecture.
> > 
> Or even available on stock?
> The message is: Debian does support the several available architectures.
> (that is why I came to Debian (m68k support, somewhere in 1995))
> The idea goes like this:
>  Burn a CD for each architecture before  L.T.
>  When there is a visitor with interrest in Debian
>  Ask him/her to donate :-)
>  Give him/her a CD
>  Burn a new CD that has left the booth
> It will take an investement of 10, one for each arch outside ia32,
> Compact Disc Recordables (CD-Rs). That way we will known we
> have an ISO image for the architecture and can show
> that we support the non ia32 architectures.
> (No messages on the booth "You have to wait for that arch" ;-)

Very good procedere imho.



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