Adium 1.5: 10.6+
chris at growl.info
Sat Mar 12 05:51:38 UTC 2011
I think it's unrealistic to force volunteers to do things that make their
If I have a vote, for this.
On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 9:32 PM, Robert Vehse <robert.vehse at freenet.de>wrote:
> I don't know whether my opinion counts since I'm not a programmer but I'm
> against this.
> First of all, I hope we get 1.5 out before 10.7 is released – I wouldn't
> consider that unrealistic – and If I remember correctly the policy applies
> to OS' that are actually available to the average user, not just developers.
> Adding to this, in our Sparkle statistics, 21,4% of our users are on 10.5,
> 5,4% are on 10.4, that's more than a quarter we'd leave behind. Doing that
> seems unreasonable to me.
> Incidentally, I spoke to BentMyWookie of the Transmission Project yesterday
> after I'd seen he'd dropped PPC support. I asked him about that and he told
> he based that decision on our Sparkle stats which show that less than 4% are
> on PPC.
> I also asked him about dropping 10.5 support since last we Adium people
> talked about this in a meeting we said we'd drop 32bit and 10.5 at the same
> time. This is what he replied:
> > 02:33:39 rob-to86: Talk is we might drop 10.5 soon...
> > 02:33:44 BentMyWookie: really?
> > 02:33:58 BentMyWookie: what do you want that's 10.6-only?
> People will probably find a bunch of tech in 10.6 we can profit from but I
> think my first point stands regardless.
> In my opinion, we should reconsider dropping support of 10.5 after we have
> released Adium 1.5. That doesn't mean we can't start taking advantage of
> 10.6 technology in branches, for example in the case of Audio/Video chat
> support, right?
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