Do we need this junk?

Steve Kargl sgk at
Fri Apr 6 20:19:37 UTC 2007

On Fri, Apr 06, 2007 at 03:06:20PM -0500, Nikolas Britton wrote:
> I only suggested dropping PC98. Why? If you look at the PC98 page* it
> hasn't been updated since FreeBSD 4.11 and shows zero
> people using it... PC98 is a  dead platform like Alpha and Alpha
> support is being dropped for FreeBSD 7, but if you look at
> the Alpha platform has more users than sparc, powerpc and
> pc98 combined!!

pc98 appears to be popular in Japan.  See

Alpha died because the chip maker stopped 
making chips.

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