[botan-devel] Picking minimum supported version of Windows

Ed Carp ecarp at lsisoft.net
Fri Jul 12 13:18:05 EDT 2019


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On Fri, 12 Jul 2019, space aliens made Jack Lloyd write:

> - Starting in January (effectively coming in the April 2020 release) drop
>  Windows Server 2008 support, but retain Windows 7 even though it is EOL.
>
> We'd retain Windows 7 support until the market share drops to below 10% or so.
>
> I'm not a Windows developer by any means, so perhaps there are problems with
> this plan that we are not recognizing. If so please either comment on the github
> issue or reply here.

I'd suggest that Windows 7 support will be required for quite a while - 
many businesses are reluctant to move off Windows 7 for a variety of 
reasons.

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