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From drew jensen <drewjensen.in...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Distribution of Windows versions
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2012 18:08:41 GMT
On Wed, 2012-03-28 at 13:57 -0400, Kevin Sisco wrote:
> Okay so all this data really tells us is that more people download on
> windows 7.  Does this really mean we should stop supporting windows
> 2000 all together?

Hi Kevin,

Yes I would say it does just as, when it was appropriate, the old
OpenOffice.org project dropped official support for 98 and CE.

IMO it is that time for Win 2000.

//drew


> 
> 
> On 3/28/12, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> > There was a question in an earlier thread on whether we should still
> > support Windows 2000.  It was an open question whether we had many users on
> > that platform.
> >
> > Here are the numbers we have, based on downloads.  Note that we can only
> > figure out what platform a user was on when they downloaded OpenOffice.  It
> > is entirely possible for someone to download from a Windows 7 machine and
> > then install it onto a Windows 2000 machine.  We have no easy way to
> > measure that.  However, that should be small compared to the number of
> > users who download onto the same machine they will be installing onto.
> >
> > Win7   57.32%
> > XP       31.37%
> > Vista   10.07%
> > NT        0.76%
> > 2003 Server   0.32%
> > 2000     0.14%
> > 98      0.02%
> > CE      0.00%
> >



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