I also like the idea of calling the list ppc64 to distinguish it from previous PPC versions.
Mark K. Wisner
Advisory Software Engineer
Linux Test Architect
IBM Linux Technology Center
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James Laska ---08/05/2011 11:36:55 AM---James Laska <firstname.lastname@example.org>
James Laska <email@example.com>
Sent by: firstname.lastname@example.org
08/05/2011 11:36 AM
----- Original Message -----
> > Given my understanding of the scope of the IBM Fedora ppc
> > involvement, it seems appropriate to create a new list
> > email@example.com. Perhaps the current fedora-ppc@ list
> > could remain for ppc32 and ppc on Apple hardware?
> Maybe I misunderstood but don't the fedora-ppc efforts cover both
> ppc32/mac and ppc64? If so, why the 32bit/64bit split? The move to
> lists.fp.o makes sense to me but the split does not.
Apologies, perhaps a bit of cart before the horse on my end. The current fedora-ppc@ list is focused on "List for discussion of fedora on the ppc platform, particularly Apple Macintosh centric". With the current revival effort of the Power architecture in Fedora as a secondary arch, the team working on that is primarily focused on ppc64. While there are certainly are similar challenges from a release engineering perspective, it seems appropriate to me to just call the new list what it focused on ... firstname.lastname@example.org.
I fully expect there to be knowledge sharing between ppc and ppc64, however very little of the install media produced for ppc64 will be useful for non-IBM hardware.
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