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Re: dropping support for osx 10.4 x86

From: Janek Warchoł
Subject: Re: dropping support for osx 10.4 x86
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2012 22:07:55 +0100

On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 9:02 PM, Carl Sorensen <address@hidden> wrote:
> 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.


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