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Re: Sun just released the JDK under the GPL implications for F8 / F9?



Actually, I'm kinda interested; what is the difference between i386, i586 and 
i686?

On Tuesday, May 08, 2007 10:52 pm Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Tom Tromey wrote:
> > Platform coverage is also important but perhaps a bit less so; though
> > I suppose setting the standard here is up to the Fedora governing
> > board.  The problem is that there is no PPC port and the best guess
> > today is that there won't be one before F8.
>
> Assuming you can get the encumbrances removed and get a 100% Free
> software solution soon then including OpenJDK in x86 and x86_64 which
> covers about 80% of our users[1] while putting in GCJ for PPC in Fedora
> 8 and continuing to push for a PPC port would be a good approach.
>
> Rahul
>
> [1] http://smolt.fedoraproject.org/stats

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