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Re: Should we drop XP?

On ons, 2015-04-01 at 14:11 +0200, Emmanuel Briot wrote:
> >> and afaik fan or lrn had some ideas to improve some parts of the code
> >> once xp is dropped
> > 
> > Sounds like its time to drop it then!
> On the other hand, there are industrial users out there who still haven't
> moved to more recent versions of Windows (for various reasons, possibly
> missing drivers for their old hardware, or because they have too many machines
> to upgrade easily).
> As a developer of gtk-based software, I'd like to be able to keep supporting them
> as long as possible. I understand the need to get rid of obsolete platforms, so perhaps
> it would be nice to have more details on which parts of the code can be improved
> once XP is dropped.

Do you need to run the latest glib (and gtk+) on these systems though?
Its not like the old versions of glib suddenly stopped working.

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