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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] new snapshots up early morning... is the win2k problem gone?
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2006 10:27:10 GMT


Alexey Petrenko wrote:
> 2006/8/8, Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@pobox.com>:
>>
>>
>> Alexey Petrenko wrote:
>> > 2006/8/8, Paulex Yang <paulex.yang@gmail.com>:
>>
>> >> hmm...of course we can get a workaround for now by providing separate
>> >> build for win2k. But I think it would be nice if we can have a common
>> >> win32 release(at least because RI has), it's just a little weird if we
>> >> don't...
>> > Anyway we should limit number of supported old Windows versions.
>> > Because Win9x for example does not have a huge number API functions.
>> > And if we will try to be compatible with them it will make life for us
>> > much harder.
>> > And what benefits will we get from this? What is the percentage of
>> Win9x
>> > users?
>> I don't think anyone would suggest supporting Win9x :)
> But we should limit number of supported Windows version and post it on
> Harmony site.
> Because "win32" is too wide here.

Right.  We'd actually consider anything someone took the time to port
to.  (WinCE, or whatever it's called these days, anyone? :)

So right now, it's winXP.

What else makes sense?  Does winXP really make sense?  (Just asking...)

geir

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