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1GLEP: 40 1GLEP: 40
2Title: Standardizing "arch" keywording across all archs. 2Title: Standardizing "arch" keywording across all archs.
3Version: $Revision: 1.1 $ 3Version: $Revision: 1.4 $
4Last-Modified: $Date: 2005/09/09 03:06:28 $ 4Last-Modified: $Date: 2006/09/04 03:09:50 $
5Author: Grant Goodyear <g2boojum@gentoo.org> 5Author: Grant Goodyear <g2boojum@gentoo.org>
6Status: Draft 6Status: Final
7Type: Standards Track 7Type: Standards Track
8Content-Type: text/x-rst 8Content-Type: text/x-rst
9Created: 3-Sep-2005 9Created: 3-Sep-2005
10Post-History: 6-Sep-2005 10Post-History: 6-Sep-2005 15-Sep-2005 3-Sep-2006
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12Status
13======
14
15Approved by the Gentoo Council on 15 September 2005. As of 20060903
16we have a robust x86 arch team, so this GLEP is final
11 17
12Credits 18Credits
13======= 19=======
14 20
15This GLEP originated from a rather contentious discussion_ on gentoo-dev 21This GLEP originated from a rather contentious discussion_ on gentoo-dev
79 85
80Rationale 86Rationale
81========= 87=========
82 88
83There will be a considerable one-time cost involved in establishing a robust 89There will be a considerable one-time cost involved in establishing a robust
84x86 arch team--a good number of bodies (the amd64 atch team has 19 active devs 90x86 arch team--a good number of bodies (the amd64 arch team has 19 active devs
85and 12 active non-dev arch testers) need to be recruited to be part of the 91and 12 active non-dev arch testers) need to be recruited to be part of the
86new arch team, and convincing devs that it is in their best interests to work 92new arch team, and convincing devs that it is in their best interests to work
87in a new fashion is likely to be even harder. Certainly the benefit of 93in a new fashion is likely to be even harder. Certainly the benefit of
88consistency between the various archs is obvious, but is it worth the cost 94consistency between the various archs is obvious, but is it worth the cost
89involved? Here are the arguments for enduring the pain involved: 95involved? Here are the arguments for enduring the pain involved:

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