On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 09:13:13AM -0800, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 08:20:39AM -0800, Peter Wemm wrote:
> > That's easy to say when signing up somebody else to do the work.
> > 
> > Seriously though, in spite of pretending otherwise, i386 *is* our reference
> > platform, and the "other" platforms require people with the hardware and
> > interest to keep it "alive".
> ...
> > If there isn't enough critical mass to keep it going, then it is dead
> > by definition.
> This is my current feeling -- that Alpha 5-CURRENT no long has any
> critical mass.  Thus it isn't worth the time or trouble.
> My interests have moved over to sparc64 and x86-64 where I believe there

For x86-64  I see the point, sparc64 is not something I would want to spend
any time on (no disrespect to the sparc64 folks, I just don't think sparc
will have any great momentum).

> will be a much larger following.  It is shame after I've spent several
> thousand $$ on Alpha hardware over the past three years.

And Alpha hardware is so much nicer than the x86 crap out there :(

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