[Python-Dev] Dropping support for Win9x in 2.6

Alexander Schremmer 2005a at usenet.alexanderweb.de
Fri Feb 24 20:02:21 CET 2006

On Fri, 24 Feb 2006 10:29:27 -0800, Aahz wrote:

> DOS has some actual utility for low-grade devices and is overall a
> simpler platform to deliver code for.  At the standard 18-month release
> cycle, it will be beginning of 2008 for the release of 2.6, which is ten
> years after Win98.

The last Windows release of that branch was Windows ME, in September 2000,
i.e. you have to wait till 2010 in order to be ten years after the last
legacy OS release.

Kind regards,

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