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Re: [PROPOSAL 2]: Medium-term roadmap: 1.3, 1.4, 1.5.

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2005-05-02 12:56:18 CEST

Branko Čibej wrote:

> kfogel@collab.net wrote:
>
>> Looking over the responses to the roadmap proposal, I think they can
>> mostly be summarized as: "Do atomic renames sooner!" :-)
>>
>>
> Yes.
>
> Now I'd like to propose that we put something else on our roadmap. Not
> a feature at all. It's more like preventive therapy for retaining (at
> least my) sanity.
>
> As far as I know, the last of the DOS-based Windows variants (Windoes
> 98/Me) are close to being dead as far as Microsoft is concerned. They
> do promis some kind of pay-per-incident support and security hot-fixes
> until mid-2006, but that's about it.
>
> So I propose we a) change our FAQ (which currently has things to say
> about FSFS on Win98) to say that we do not support any kind of
> Subversion repository on those systems, and b) stop supporting
> Subversion at all on those systems once MS pulls the plug (that would
> coincide with our 1.5 or possibly 1.6).
>
> Unless, of course, somebody steps up and promises to test and fix bugs
> on those platforms.
>
> -- Brane
>
>
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What about NT4.0 then?
Might get some votes from MS if you wack in some code that NT can't
support.

Peter

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