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From Felix Knecht <fel...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Studio] Should we drop support for the Linux PPC version of Studio?
Date Tue, 18 Aug 2009 08:12:50 GMT
Good point Pierre-Arnaud

Just having a look at Eclipse download page [1] I can't find any PPC version. But for Mac
a new one appeared (Cocoa).
ATM I think that we only support Carbon, right?

+1 removing PPC
What about the Mac Cocoa?

Felix

[1] http://eclipse.org/downloads/


> Hi,
> 
> As I'm currently going across DIRSTUDIO-523 (Update Eclipse dependencies
> to version 3.5 Galileo), I'm wondering if it still make sense to support
> a Linux PPC version of Studio.
> 
> Just like Apple is doing with Snow Leopard, I'd suggest we drop support
> of this platform for the next version (1.5).
> 
> I don't think the ratio between the number of users using the version
> (if any) and the time spent to maintain the internal repo with specific
> jars, the size of the distribution on the repositories and during the
> release process (uploading to the mirrors), is worth it...
> 
> Thoughts? 
> 
> Thanks,
> Pierre-Arnaud


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