Technical Board decisions
mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Feb 13 18:03:38 UTC 2007
On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 11:42:38AM -0600, Chris wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > The Ubuntu Technical Board has made two technical decisions of which we
> > would like to inform the Ubuntu community. Both of these decisions concern
> > the upcoming 7.04 release of Ubuntu, scheduled for mid-April.
> > The PowerPC Architecture
> > ------------------------
> > Summary:
> > Beginning with Ubuntu 7.04, the PowerPC edition of Ubuntu will be
> > reclassified as unofficial. The PowerPC software itself and supporting
> > infrastructure will continue to be available, and supported by a community
> > team.
> It would be nice to see support for Sparc devices. Is this something in
> the works? Case in point, I have several Sparc10 I would love to toss
> Ubuntu on.
SPARC has been an official Ubuntu platform for the past two releases,
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS and Ubuntu 6.10. Prior to that, it was an unofficial
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