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Re: Drop Windows 2000 compatibility

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:45:44 -0400

On 08/11/2016 08:27 AM, Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 8:22 AM, Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com
> <mailto:ivan_at_visualsvn.com>> wrote:
> On 11 August 2016 at 15:17, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net
> <mailto:cmpilato_at_collab.net>> wrote:
> > On 08/10/2016 08:44 AM, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
> >> Serf doesn't support Windows 2000 (due direct usage of SSPI).
> >>
> >> Given all above I propose to officially drop Windows 2000
> support in
> >> Subversion and cleanup some Windows 2000 compatibility code.
> >
> > Does this mean I need to upgrade my only Windows machine?
> Do you really use Windows 2000? How did you obtain it? :)
> It was early 2001 and Mike had spent the night bar hopping around
> Chicago. He probably had a little too much to drink and some bad
> decisions were made. He is still trying to forget but every time he
> opens the hall closet there it is to remind him. If only those damn
> electronic recycling fees were not so high.


In truth, this machine is used only for audio production, and the
hardware won't handle an OS upgrade. A new machine means all new
production software, too. Too much investment at this time for
something that still works and works well. (Its ability to track and
mix songs far exceeds my ability to write and perform them.) I can't
recall what version of Subversion is on it, but it doesn't matter
because our compatibility policies are and have always been awesome! :-)

-- Mike
Received on 2016-08-11 15:46:10 CEST

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