HEADS UP! KSE needs more attention

Wilko Bulte wkb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Sun Jun 6 21:43:16 GMT 2004

On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 02:12:49PM -0700, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 02:31:56PM -0600, Scott Long wrote:
> > As with Alpha,
> > the fate of a platform rests on the people who are willing to work on
> > it, not on whether it is in a particular list.
> Agreed, but it's the projects responsibility to take the tierness and
> the intend to support multiple platforms serious and not to chicken out
> at the first signs of complications or hurdles. We labeled sparc64 as
> a tier 1 platform and we better deal with the consequences.
> As for alpha, we don't even seem to be able to degrade it to tier 2
> without losing face. kris@ has already stopped package builds for it
> for his own sake.
> Wake up, people. This is quickly becoming a joke...


<dons flak jacket>

Basically only i386 is a Tier 1.  The rest is a joke if it is called Tier 1.
If only because there are insufficient numbers of committers actively
working on the arch.

(maybe pc98 should be called Tier 1, I just don't know enough about that

Wilko Bulte				wilko at FreeBSD.org

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