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Re: dropping support for osx 10.4 x86

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: dropping support for osx 10.4 x86
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2012 20:02:31 +0000
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On 3/9/12 12:57 PM, "Graham Percival" <address@hidden> wrote:

>On Fri, Mar 09, 2012 at 07:51:20PM +0000, Graham Percival wrote:
>> If somebody can make 10.4-x86 work, then it would be great to
>> officially support it again in the future.  However, I think
>> that's too far away; delaying 2.16.0 for that doesn't make sense.
>oops, I should delay all emails by 5 minutes or something.
>In case anybody thinks I'm being unfair to osx users: one of the
>strongest reasons to move forward with 2.16 right now is so that
>we can get a stable lilypond in the hands of 10.7 users.  Or, to
>put it in my terms, "to make those annoying 'why doesn't lilypond
>run on 10.7?' people shut up".
>This decision is a balance between 10.7 users vs. 10.4-x86 users;
>the sanity of main developers vs. other stuff, etc.  I think that
>moving forward with 2.16 is the right thing to do.

I totally agree.

There is no reason to add a separate download for lilypad on 10.4-x86.

Users of 10.4-x86 can upgrade software, or they can use any other text
editor to do lilypond work.  The only thing not working is the GUI app,
which isn't really necessary.

I was going to propose this exact solution.



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