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From Ji Yan <yanji...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Do we *really* support Windows 2000?
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2012 05:12:20 GMT
IMHO, If no volunteer test product on Windows 2000, we can remove it from
support OS list.

2012/8/7 Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>

> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 12:24 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > We're listing Windows 2000 SP2 as a supported platform in our System
> > Requirements page:
> > http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/source/sys_reqs_aoo34.html
> >
> > But has anyone actually tested with Windows 2000?
> >
> > I tried to install Windows 2000, but I can't even get the ISO image
> > from MSDN.  They pulled it years ago, apparently as part of a legal
> > settlement related to Java:
> >
> > http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/ff723773.aspx
> >
> > Unless anyone is actually testing with Windows 2000, and we're willing
> > to treat failures in Windows 2000 as ship blocking issues, I'd
> > recommend that we stop listing it as a supported platform.
> >
> > -Rob
> >
>
> ...and recently we had a question about Win 98 wasn't it? I think the last
> version that ran with that was in the 2.x range, though I can't recall
> what.
>
> Is it at all beneficial to try to keep a table of what (A)OOo version ran
> on what to address some of these users?
>
> I thought I might find the "old" release notes *with* the old source
> archives but alas I did not, so no answers unless we consult the "way back
> machine".
>
> Anyway, if we don't care to keep a history list (or can't), then we should
> delete Win 2000.
>
> --
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> MzK
>
> "I'm just a normal jerk who happens to make music.
>  As long as my brain and fingers work, I'm cool."
>                               -- Eddie Van Halen
>



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Thanks & Best Regards, Yan Ji

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