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Re: Nightly build on W2K prof shows no menu text

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-12-09 23:31:20 CET

On 09/12/2007, Peter McNab <mcnab_p@melbpc.org.au> wrote:
> Simon Large wrote:
> > I don't know how many people are still using Win2K. I am using it a
> > lot less now, and there are very few people on the dev list who do.
> > But when we release 1.5.0 there will be much greater exposure and this
> > may be seen as a regression. Personally I don't mind too much if Win2K
> > reverts to text only - better than no text at all. If it is a lot of
> > work to debug, there are certainly more important things to look at.
> > But there may be be a backlash later and some "BUG!!!!!" reports ;-)
> I prefer Win2k for development and leave the pixel intensive XP for
> hosting the exe.
> Couldn't care less about Vista, not planning to go there.
> TortoiseCVS icons and text menus work OK under Win2k in the two pane
> window view so there obviously is a
> correct approach.

We know that it _can_ be done - it was working before. The problem is
that it needs twice the volume of code in the shellex. The old method
for Win2K and the current method for everything else. That's another
lot of code churn, and another lot of testing.


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