Re: Draft for press announcement "Debian 4.0 frozen"
On Monday 11 December 2006 13:37, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Martin Zobel-Helas <email@example.com> [2006.12.11.1309 +0100]:
> > This will be the first official release to include the AMD64
> > architecture, but will drop the Motorola 680x0 architecture. The
> > distribution will be released synchronously for 11 architectures in
> > total.
> I think we should use the official names, amd64 and m68k.
I disagree strongly. This is a press release. The announcement for Slashdot
can use amd64 and m68k but this should be meaningful to a technology
sub-editor on a general publication as well as to a more specialist
publication. I suggest something more like:
This is the first debian release to support the latest 64-bit processors from
Intel and AMD as well as 10 other computer architectures. As previously
announced, support for the Motorola 680x0 architecture has been discontinued
with this release.
I have one more comment on the release...
On Monday 11 December 2006 12:09, Martin Zobel-Helas wrote:
> New features of this release will include:
> + The GNU Compiler Collection 4.1 as default compiler.
> + X.Org replaces XFree86 as implementation of the X Window System X11.
> + Secure APT adds extra security by easily supporting strong
> cryptography and digital signatures to validate downloaded packages.
> + Full LSB 3.1 compatibility.
As well as the amd64 architecture support, new features of this release will
+ Secure APT adds extra security by easily supporting strong
cryptography and digital signatures to validate downloaded packages.
+ The GNU Compiler Collection 4.1 as default compiler.
+ X.Org replaces XFree86 as implementation of the X Window System X11.
+ Full LSB 3.1 compatibility.