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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] supported platforms
Date Mon, 16 Oct 2006 17:08:43 GMT


Salikh Zakirov wrote:
>>> Anyway, my point is that supported platform is not something that we
>>> non-committers
>>> can decide on.
>> I don't agree. "people" that support platforms become "committers" that
>> support platforms, and the opinions of non-committers is always
>> important.  A project that exists for the pleasure of it's committers
>> only is not really our goal in an Apache project.
> 
> I think you misunderstood me. I agree with importance of non-committers
> contribution to the project.
> My point is we can't say that the platform is "supported" until there
> exist committer who regularly checks and promptly commits fixes for that platform.
> 
> That's why it is useless to make the list of platforms that someone wants
> to be supported.

Fine!  lets get something working on some platform to begin :)

> 
> It is only actual participation that counts.
> If someone wants to have a platform X supported, then it will take that person
> to constantly submit fixes for that platform, earn committership,
> and keep the platform X running by fixing breakages promptly.
> And only then we will be able to say that platform X is supported.

Yep

> 
>>> P.S. As of the poll, the platforms I have access to and checking
>>> occasionally are
>>>
>>> Windows/i686 XP
>>> Linux/i686 SUSE 9 (planning upgrade to SUSE10 soon)
>>> Linux/x86_64 SUSE 9 (planning upgrade to SUSE10 soon)
>> Thanks.  We need a clear set of defn's.  What is "i686" to you?
> 
> Pentium M or Pentium 4 or anything newer.
> It is officially called "Intel Architecture" or ia32 here,
> but 'uname -m' returns i686.

great - precise is good here

> 
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