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Re: [PATCH] system-type cygwin with window-system w32

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [PATCH] system-type cygwin with window-system w32
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 00:45:28 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Daniel Colascione <address@hidden> writes:

> On 7/18/2011 3:08 PM, Richard Stallman wrote:
>>     I don't recall that discussion.  Can we reopen it?  According to [1],
>>     Windows 98 has a market share of 0.03%.
>> That must be hundreds of thousands of people.
> ~300,000 if we assume 1 billion people worldwide.  That's still
> miniscule in proportion --- and of those 300,000, how many are savvy
> enough to be Emacs users?
> If there _are_ any remaining Windows 9X Emacs users, dropping 9X
> support will be doing them a favor: using an OS that doesn't receive
> security updates is terribly dangerous.

Why?  Not every computer is used for browsing the internet.

David Kastrup

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