i386 EOL plans for Xubuntu?

flocculant flocculant at gmx.co.uk
Wed Jul 13 14:05:06 UTC 2016

On 13/07/16 14:45, Bryan Quigley wrote:
> Many apologies to rushing this discussion and declaring consensus when
> none was reached.   There is no rush on this at all, for instance the
> ubuntu-desktop team has decided to wait until the next UOS.
> I also didn't properly track contributors vs bystanders which is a fatal flaw.
> Sorry again,
> Bryan
Such is life :)

I guess if -desktop is waiting till UOS then we can relax some

Thanks Bryan

Kev (Xubuntu Team)
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 5:46 PM, Elizabeth K. Joseph <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 2:28 PM, Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at shimmerproject.org> wrote:
>>> Even with some inaccuracy, we can come to a conclusion that the 32-bit
>>> images are still largely used. Thus I don't think there is any reason to
>>> drop them - especially as keeping them isn't extra work anyway.
>> Agreed. As the Xubuntu team member responsible for a large chunk of
>> our social media interactions with our user communities in those
>> spaces, I can confirm there are many users in our community who still
>> use older machines (largely Pentium 4 era), as well as atom
>> processor-based systems like netbooks which are 32-bit only.
>>> However, to me, reaching consensus implies that there is some kind of body
>>> of people who need to reach the said consensus. For Xubuntu, this is
>>> obviously the Xubuntu team. In the future, it would be nice if this was
>>> taken into consideration, not jumping into conclusions and action after a
>>> few mails from random people on the mailing list.
>> I'd also appreciate more time before consensus is declared and
>> reported. Most of us work full time jobs unrelated to Xubuntu. A
>> single weekday is not enough time for us to collect data, come up with
>> conclusions and chime in. I had this thread pointed out to me and
>> emergency-spent my lunch break just now writing this since it was
>> moving so quickly.
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