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Re: Windows XP Support
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: Warren Young <wyml at etr-usa dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:14:48 +0300
- Subject: Re: Windows XP Support
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Greetings, Warren Young!
> On Jan 10, 2016, at 4:52 PM, Juan Miguel Navarro MartÃnez wrote:
>> No software version can live forever
> Indeed, not even Linux.
> Thereâs a thread over on the CentOS mailing list right now started by
> someone whoâs trying to get something working on CentOS 3, which is about
> three years younger than Windows XP, but which dropped out of support in
> 2010. The answer is the same: no oneâs going to help you, and if it breaks, you get to keep the pieces.
It all nice and dandy from a blind standpoint.
But if you open eyes, you'll see, that if a new release makes environment
unusable, no amount of pushing and arguing would make people accept it.
This is what happened to Win8. This is what happened to Unity.
And to many other smaller programs.
With best regards,
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 08:12:19
Sorry for my terrible english...