[m-dev.] for discussion: dropping support for old compilers / OSs etc

Julien Fischer jfischer at opturion.com
Tue Oct 4 14:38:33 AEDT 2016

Hi Sebastian,

On Tue, 4 Oct 2016, Sebastian Godelet wrote:

> When Windows XP support is dropped, the default .NET version shipped
> with Windows is 4.5 or later.  .NET 4.5 has so many improvements and
> features that would be very useful to rely on, e.g. async/await.

I have no problems bumping the minimum required verison to .NET 4.5.

> From
> http://www.mono-project.com/docs/about-mono/supported-platforms/osx/ I
> see that mono only supports Mac OS X 11.7 (Lion) or later, So I'm not
> sure what framework version can be expected on Mac OS X then, or how
> users typically install it (homebrew?).

Personally, I use macports, but I don't think there's an issue whichever
way it is installed.


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