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SubjectRe: obsolete code must die
On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 07:22:38PM -0700, Alan Olsen wrote:

> > i386, i486
> > The Pentium processor has been around since 1995. Support for these older
> > processors should go so we can focus on optimizations for the pentium and
> > better processors.
> You are in a part of the world that can afford them.
>
> In Third World countries, however, Pentiums are not always the norm. You
> are cutting off a good chunk of the world here.
I agree. There're REALLY much i386s around there. There're more ISA
that PCI network cards here. And I'm really sad that a friend of mine
can't install Linux on his 286, and he should use that bloated
Dos/Windoze 3.1





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