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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] new snapshots up early morning... is the win2k problem gone?
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2006 10:47:53 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> 
> 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 :)

Could be time to upgrade my Win 3.1 box then ;-(

Seriously, I think it is fair to start at Win2k SP3.

Tim

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Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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