[Mageia-dev] i686 must be Pentium II ?

Oliver Burger oliver.bgr at googlemail.com
Sun Sep 26 13:50:27 CEST 2010

André Salaün <andresalaun at aliceadsl.fr>
> Le Sun, 26 Sep 2010 14:05:39 +0300
> Thomas Backlund <tmb at iki.fi> a écrit:
> > You still miss the point that in Mageia community there are many users
> > that find 30-50e a _lot_ of money, and we dont want to shut them out.
> > 
> > Just because most people in Europe / US have better hardware, dont
> > expect all other in the community to have the same...
> More, you exclude a lot of schools ( I mean for children not Universities)
> which hardware is partially a little bit old ... And using Gnu/Linux in
> school is very very important I think !


Even in Europe there are many people using older hardware and I wouldn't want 
to exclude them just because of a minimalistic enhancement for the people with 
newer hardware.

Those with bleeding edge hardware can always use 64bit versions, which are 
better optimized.


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