[Python-Dev] PEP 11: Dropping support for ten year old systems

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 22:02:48 CET 2010


2010/12/6 "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>

> In my original posting, I proposed a clause where support could be
> extended as long as an individual steps forward to provide that support.
> So if XP remains popular by the time Microsoft stops providing patches
> for it, some volunteer would have to step forward.

+1. Such a clause is already used to keep supporting the old VC6.0 compiler
(a.k.a VC98!)

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc
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