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Re: macos 10.11


On 2/27/2019 3:30 PM, Seth Hillbrand wrote:
> Am 2019-02-27 14:57, schrieb Wayne Stambaugh:
>> Hey Adam,
>> I'm guessing the impact of not supporting 10.11 would not be that great
>> but I'm not a mac user so I cannot be certain.  Are there any mac users
>> opposed to this?  I'm fine with this if there is no uproar from the mac
>> user community.
> This would be a good idea from this Mac user's perspective.
> As a related question, can we state a policy on the website[1] that we
> will support OS versions that are within their developers' support
> cycles?  Older versions may work but we don't support them.
> This would allow deprecating support for Vista as well.  Ubuntu 12.04
> and 14.04 would be removed in April.
> If we are explicit in this, we can move compiler and library support
> forward to eliminate a number of work arounds in the codebase.  It also
> allows users to predict KiCad support cycles into the future.
> -S
> [1] http://kicad-pcb.org/help/system-requirements/

This seem perfectly reasonable to me.  We could also add a note about
not supporting every single WM in Linux as well given the number of
issues that this has caused.

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