[Openmcl-devel] future of Mac OS X PowerPC ports

Mark H. David mhd at yv.org
Thu Mar 3 21:43:53 UTC 2011


I think that's fine, but I'd make a couple of suggestions:

1 - have the last release available indefinitely for download

2 - advertise "extended support" available through Clozure for that 
release on a consulting basis (i.e., you'll rev and patch it for $'s)

-Mark

On 3/3/2011 4:35 PM, R. Matthew Emerson wrote:
> Clozure CL 1.7 is scheduled for release in July of this year, and I'm starting to think that it might be time to drop support for the Mac OS X PowerPC ports.  That would make 1.6 the last release to support PowerPC on Mac OS X.
>
> I don't know how many Mac OS X PowerPC users are still out there, but it's been looking grim for Mac OS X on PowerPC for a while now.
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