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Proposal: Let's drop i386

On 2018-05-09 14:54, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 09.05.2018, 16:07 -0400 schrieb Bryan Quigley:
>> Less and less non-amd64-compatible i386 hardware is available for
>> consumers to buy today from anything but computer part recycling
>> centers. 
> i386 is still very popular in the embedded and industrial world

>From what I know, the vast majority of current devices in these worlds
are not i386/x86, but more likely arm. 32-bit, yes, but not i386.

> while i agree that installer images for it should go away since they
> actually generate noticeable extra work in testing and QA

As I understood it, that was what this was about.

> i386 packages in the archive is something we get for free from debian


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