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Re: Drop OS X 10.4

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: Drop OS X 10.4
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:13:09 +0200


10 okt 2014 kl. 18:18 skrev Paul Eggert <address@hidden>:

> Glenn Morris wrote:
>> I suggest Emacs support for OS X 10.4 be explicitly dropped.
>> The OS itself is unsupported for 5 years.
> Yes.  The general guideline in GNU packages is that when a platform's 
> supplier no longer supports the platform, the GNU package doesn't need to 
> support it either.  This is a reasonable guideline for Emacs too, e.g., our 
> recent dropping support for IRIX 6.5 after SGI stopped support.  Since Apple 
> has also dropped support for OS X 10.5 and 10.6, we should probably drop 
> support for these versions as well.

I would not want to drop 10.6, it still has significant usage, 18% in March 
according to:


Also, I have a 10.6 machine.  26.1 would perhaps be reasonable.

        Jan D.

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