Re: Debian Project News 2010/16 frozen. Please review and translate
On 2010-11-19 18:21, Alexander Reichle-Schmehl wrote:
We just finished the last bits for the latest issue of the Debian
Project News to be release on Monday. I would appreciate reviews and
Instructions can be found on http://wiki.debian.org/ProjectNews
Thank you Alexander, here are my remarks:
Raphaël Hertzog published an<a
with longterm Debian Developer Joey Hess
"longterm" is not in the dictionary, this should probably read "longtime".
Although<a href="http://www.debian.org/ports/m68k/">Debian supported the
Motorola 680x0 processors</a> from Debian 2.0
<q>Hamm</q>, support for that architecture was dropped with Debian 3.1
<q>Etch</q> for various reasons.
Debian 3.1 is Sarge, Etch is 4.0. From memory Sarge supported m68k.
Regarding this item, it's not clear what the title "Revival of the m68k
port?" means. Is this suggesting m68k could become again an official
architecture? If yes, the blog post is a very weak suggestion of that.
If not, the paragraph's content seems misleading.
The paragraph says "Thorsten Glaser recently started to work on"
["limited support of the C library and other parts of the toolchain"].
But the work that's been done seems to target at best getting back to
where m68k was when it was excluded from consideration by testing
migration. It's one thing to get a base system working but another one
to get most of the archive compiled.
I'm not sure in English, but in French we would just say "Debian was
named the most important...", without the "as".
In a recent<a href="http://www.pro-linux.de/umfragen/2/27/welche-ist-die-wichtigste-distribution.html">poll
by the German Pro-Linux Webzine</a>, Debian was named as the most important
Linux distribution by 47% of the participants.
According to the<a href="http://udd.debian.org/bugs.cgi">Bugs Search
interface of the Ultimate Debian Database</a>, the upcoming release,
Debian 6.0<q>Squeeze</q>, is currently affected by
200 release-critical bugs.
The number is currently 271.