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Re: [OT] People using Win98 ?!?!?!

From: v4r4n <console.cowboy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-01-24 20:42:15 CET

I just find it amazing that someone who 'knows' about the internet
would still being using a 200Mhz machine.

To care so little about computer power and to have so little time to
dedicate to this computer. Such patience. It is all about
priorities.

wow

On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 09:21:49 -0600, Wadsworth, Eric (Contractor)
<ERIC.WADSWORTH.ctr@disa.mil> wrote:
> If Subversion were to invest resources to support Win98, then what about all
> the Windows 3.11 and Windows 3.1 users? And DOS users too, for that matter?
> And don't forget those poor CP/M guys out there...
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Scott Palmer [mailto:scott.palmer@2connected.org]
> > Sent: Monday, January 24, 2005 8:11 AM
> > To: Subversion Users
> > Subject: Re: [OT] People using Win98 ?!?!?!
> >
> >
> >
> > On Jan 23, 2005, at 10:05 PM, Chris Jensen wrote:
> >
> > > But yeah, if you're setup and happy in Windows 98, then the
> > only reason
> > > to switch OS would be for the (time consuming) learning experience.
> >
> > Though based on the messages I've seen here, he isn't happy. Which
> > should not be surprising, the problems are with the setup.
> > Win95/98/ME
> > has some big problems, if you've avoided them thus far you are
> > fortunate. The simplest solutions to most of the problems are
> > available with WinNT, Win2k, WinXP, etc. It appears it is simply an
> > unfortunate financial constraint which prevents the fixes from being
> > applied.
> >
> > About all that can be done for Win98 users is to provide a little
> > sympathy :). I certainly wouldn't expect the Subversion
> > developers to
> > spend much time on working around Microsoft's bugs, when
> > Microsoft has
> > already fixed them in later OS releases. At least not today
> > when most
> > developers have been off Win98 for years.
> >
> > Scott
> >
> >
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