Re: Linuxtag

From: David N. Welton (
Date: Tue Apr 23 2002 - 10:45:59 CEST

Thimo Neubauer <> writes:

> And a last comment: I don't think that cramming as much architectures
> as possible into the booth is a good idea, because it looks more like
> an internet cafe... We should concentrate on the main archs we expect
> to get questions about: <radical> PowerPC is important because may
> Apple-Owners would like to use Linux on their machines
> (demonstration?), Hurd is very interesting. Maybe add an Alpha and a
> UltraSPARC and we're done </> (I don't want to hide the many archs but
> we can't show them all with hopefully less Debian people in the
> booth...)

As far as pure looks, I think he is right. People could care less
about a Linux that runs on a Trinary-based processor if it looks like
an ordinary PC... They get excited, though, when they see a Mac in
console mode, or an old amiga, or a netwinder...

David N. Welton
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