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Re: Let me know if you're looking for PowerPC parts

On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 12:50:36PM +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-08-24 at 12:32 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On Thu, 2006-08-24 at 04:57 -0400, Simon Raven wrote:
> > > WTH are ubuntu people posting here? 
> > 
> > There are gentoo people, and mandrake people too, which post here.
> > debian-ppc is 
> ... abused as ...
> > one of the most (and maybe the most ?) ppc-user mailing
> > list on the net, where one can find help from other users and ppc-dev. 
> > 
> > On this particular mail one can wonder why here, but I think if
> > questions are ppc-related and not distro-related it's ok for everyone to
> > post here.
> I strongly disagree, but I know I'm in a minority here...
> Once upon a time, this list was actually used for its purpose as
> declared on
> http://lists.debian.org/ports.html
> i.e. to discuss technical issues of the Debian powerpc port. Now this
> has disappeared almost completely. I can hardly remember the last time a
> query from another part of the Debian project about the status of a
> certain aspect of the powerpc port was actually answered on this list,
> most likely because a large portion if not most of the list traffic is
> OT these days, and I think this is very bad. YMMV.

Maybe this is because there are so few powerpc porters left in debian ? Or
those who used to be porters got interests in something else, leaving only me,
which kind of burned out earlier this year ? 


Sven Luther

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