cvs commit: www/en index.xsl
jhb at freebsd.org
Fri May 12 03:53:28 UTC 2006
On Thursday 11 May 2006 23:41, Andre Oppermann wrote:
> Bruce A. Mah wrote:
> > If memory serves me right, Andre Oppermann wrote:
> >> andre 2006-05-12 02:54:03 UTC
> >> FreeBSD doc repository (src committer)
> >> Modified files:
> >> en index.xsl
> >> Log:
> >> Alpha has left the building. Add ARM and rearrange the list of
> >> architectures a bit.
> > I wonder if the !alpha part was a little premature? Yes, the alpha
> > kernel bits are gone from HEAD, but they're still around on RELENG_5 and
> > RELENG_6, and we're still planning to do releases from both of those
> > codelines. The first release that won't include alpha will be 7.0, and
> > its release cycle doesn't even *start* for over a year.
> > Just a thought...
> There are like two remaining Alpha users and we most likely won't gain
> any new ones in the foreseeable future. Though we are compiling releases
> according to jhb it isn't even clear they actually work on Alpha. It's
> not actively maintained anymore. It really has left the building and there
> is no point in advertising it on our homepage instead of on some random
> tombstone somewhere out in the past architectures graveyard.
There are more than 2 users, but when users report problems those problems
aren't really resolved. I think Alpha should stay on the main page until it
is officially retired when 7.0 is released. We also shouldn't mention arm
until it's actually "included" in a release which it is not yet.
John Baldwin <jhb at FreeBSD.org> <>< http://www.FreeBSD.org/~jhb/
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