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Re: Changing the default 32-bit x86 arch for Fedora 12 (#2)



On 06/17/2009 08:10 PM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> See the Fedora Foundations [1] and Objectives [2] page. If we're truly
> about being on the leading edge, being innovative, etc., the main target
> of Fedora should be current hardware, even if older hardware is still
> supported. The only *current* 32-bit x86 hardware is Atom. (And Nano, I
> suppose.)
> 
I agree with your analysis leading to the "we don't really support i586
in any meaningful manner" statement but not this one.  Being innovative
in software and operating system design may be meaningful despite
running on old hardware or even precisely because it runs on old hardware.

-Toshio

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