Alpine will replace Debian as official base?

There are rumors that official images will migrate to Alpine linux, for example docker-gets-minimalist-with-plan-to-migrate-images-to-alpine-linux.
All these rumors come from a hacker news thread (CoreOS Overview, Part One | Hacker News), from shykes’s comment

Incidentay, we have hired Natanael Copa, the awesome creator of Alpine Linux and are in the process of switching the Docker official image library from ubuntu to Alpine. You can help us with pull requests to Docker Official Images · GitHub if you want :slight_smile:

Is there an official response for my question? Will or will not? Or in discussion?

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