[m-dev.] for discussion: dropping support for old compilers / OSs etc
jfischer at opturion.com
Tue Oct 4 12:08:23 AEDT 2016
On Tue, 4 Oct 2016, Zoltan Somogyi wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Oct 2016 10:34:34 +1100 (AEDT), Julien Fischer <jfischer at opturion.com> wrote:
>> 1. for the C# backend we require the use of .NET 4.0 or later.
>> 2. for the Java backend we require the use of Java 1.6 or later.
>> 3. we drop support for versions of Visual Studio prior to 2013.
>> 4. we drop support for vresions of clang less than 3.0.
>> 5. we drop support for versions of Windows before 7.
>> 6. we drop support for versions of OS X before 10.6.
> I have no problem with 3, 5 or 6.
I should add that 3 should finally allow us to make more use of C99.
> For 1, 2 and 4, I don't know how old those versions are,
> and thus I cannot judge.
Very old - the above is very conservative.
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