Do we need this junk?
sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Fri Apr 6 20:36:57 UTC 2007
On Fri, Apr 06, 2007 at 03:25:24PM -0500, Nikolas Britton wrote:
> On 4/6/07, Steve Kargl <sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu> wrote:
> >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 bsdstats.org 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
> >> bsdstats.org 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.
> NEC stopped making PC98 system in 1997!!!
That's odd. See NEC's press release dated 23 OCT 97
concerning a new series of PC98-NX
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