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2Title: Standardizing "arch" keywording across all archs. 2Title: Standardizing "arch" keywording across all archs.
3Version: $Revision: 1.2 $ 3Version: $Revision: 1.3 $
4Last-Modified: $Date: 2005/09/15 21:02:11 $ 4Last-Modified: $Date: 2005/11/13 17:16:50 $
5Author: Grant Goodyear <g2boojum@gentoo.org> 5Author: Grant Goodyear <g2boojum@gentoo.org>
6Status: Approved 6Status: Approved
7Type: Standards Track 7Type: Standards Track
8Content-Type: text/x-rst 8Content-Type: text/x-rst
9Created: 3-Sep-2005 9Created: 3-Sep-2005
84 84
85Rationale 85Rationale
86========= 86=========
87 87
88There will be a considerable one-time cost involved in establishing a robust 88There will be a considerable one-time cost involved in establishing a robust
89x86 arch team--a good number of bodies (the amd64 atch team has 19 active devs 89x86 arch team--a good number of bodies (the amd64 arch team has 19 active devs
90and 12 active non-dev arch testers) need to be recruited to be part of the 90and 12 active non-dev arch testers) need to be recruited to be part of the
91new arch team, and convincing devs that it is in their best interests to work 91new arch team, and convincing devs that it is in their best interests to work
92in a new fashion is likely to be even harder. Certainly the benefit of 92in a new fashion is likely to be even harder. Certainly the benefit of
93consistency between the various archs is obvious, but is it worth the cost 93consistency between the various archs is obvious, but is it worth the cost
94involved? Here are the arguments for enduring the pain involved: 94involved? Here are the arguments for enduring the pain involved:

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