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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [patch] Removal of Windows build requirement on unicows.dll - issue 88652
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2011 21:02:21 GMT
Am 09/29/2011 09:16 PM, schrieb Mathias Bauer:
> Am 29.09.2011 20:17, schrieb Mathias Bauer:
>
>> On 28.09.2011 00:49, Michael Stahl wrote:
>>> On 27.09.2011 22:22, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 4:08 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton
>>>> <dennis.hamilton@acm.org>   wrote:
>>>>> What is the oldest Windows OS version that Apache OOo 3.4(-dev) will
>>>>> be supported on?  How does that compare with the oldest Windows OS
>>>>> version that the last stable release (3.3.0?) of OpenOffice.org is
>>>>> supported on?  (If there is a JRE dependency, that is another variant
>>>>> to consider.)
>>>
>>> AFAIK OOo 3.x Windows baseline is NT 5.0 (Windows 2000);
>>> AFAIK this OS version is no longer supported by the vendor.
>>
>> And AFAIR Win 2000 was already dropped as a supported platform in OOo
>> 3.3. All Win 9x Platforms already are not supported anymore since OOo 3.0.
>
> Correction: for 3.3 we decided not to drop Win 200o officially, but in
> case problems should appear only on that platform we wouldn't fix them.
> That's kind of "possible, but unsupported - do it at your own risk".

OK, good to know. Then I would say lets keep it for 3.4 with the same 
"do it on your own risk" statement and for the future we have to discuss 
if there is a technical reason to drop the support (as you wrote in 
another mail, Mathias).

Marcus

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