i386 EOL plans for Xubuntu?

flocculant flocculant at gmx.co.uk
Wed Jul 13 14:13:09 UTC 2016

On 13/07/16 15:06, Cosimo Concilio wrote:
> Any chance I can finally be removed from this mailing list?
The address for the list is at the bottom - go there and unsubscribe ...
>> On 13 Jul 2016, at 15:45, Bryan Quigley <bryan.quigley at canonical.com> 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
>>> 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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