[OS X TeX] comments on 10.3 support

Michael S. Hanson mshanson at wesleyan.edu
Fri Aug 18 18:39:01 CEST 2006

On Aug 18, 2006, at 11:44 AM, Adam Maxwell wrote:

> How many people are still using Panther (OS X 10.3) regularly?   
> Since we can no longer test/debug BibDesk on it, it's becoming  
> harder to maintain "support" with any degree of certainty that it  
> actually works.  Dropping our notional support would allow us to  
> remove some hacks (of varying degrees of nastiness), and probably  
> make our primary platform (Tiger) more reliable.
> This only means that 10.3.9 users would be limited to using the  
> last 10.3-compatible release, whatever that happens to be, but it  
> would no longer be updated regularly.

	FWIW, I still use 10.3.9 regularly on my PowerBook, although my  
desktops are all at >= 10.4.5.  However, if these statistics from  
OmniGroup are in any way representative, my PB is in a distinct  
minority....  <http://update.omnigroup.com/>

                                         -- Mike

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