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On 08/06/2011 04:33 PM, Matt Turner wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 6, 2011 at 6:00 AM, Markos Chandras <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> I never said to completely drop these arches. When did I say that?
>> I just want a more realistic approach on how well an arch is
>> supported. Why you people are afraid to admit that we have
>> problems? Having an arch with constantly >200 stabilization bugs
>> open clearly proves that the manpower cannot handle the situation.
> I think it's important to put some numbers on this.
> x86 80 2 13 amd64 40 1 7
This is just hilarious :) The numbers of developers are not even close
> The only architecture that is seriously backlogged in ppc, which is
> probably due to the fact that we used to have lots of users. Just a
> couple of weeks ago, ppc64 was in the same situation, until
What if xarthisius, armin76, me and jer take 3 months off? What an evil
scenario :). The problem is when an architecture relies on a *single*
(or max 2) developers. You can't possibly claim that this architecture
is supported. You have a single/double point of failure. They can easily
retire someday or even lose their motivation. And then what? It would be
far too late to act
Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2
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