[Development] Dropping XP?

Saether Jan-Arve Jan-Arve.Saether at digia.com
Tue Dec 10 08:46:07 CET 2013

FWIW, Browser stats fun:
Bar chart last 30 days:
(Windows XP still has 18.52%)

Trend chart:
Of course - it's declining. The decline seems actually to flatten out.

I think most developers will be fine if Windows XP is dropped.
They can always use Qt 5.2 if they ever need to target Windows XP.

Jan Arve

> -----Original Message-----
> From: development-bounces+jan-arve.saether=digia.com at qt-project.org
> [mailto:development-bounces+jan-arve.saether=digia.com at qt-project.org]
> On Behalf Of Thiago Macieira
> Sent: 9. desember 2013 23:24
> To: development at qt-project.org
> Subject: [Development] Dropping XP?
> As Kenneth reminds us[1], Microsoft is ending the security updates for 
> Windows XP in April 2014. That's about when we plan to release Qt 5.3.
> Should we stop supporting Windows XP? Is there anything we can improve 
> in our codebase if we do?
> [1] https://plus.google.com/111176479737822035744/posts/DeumAxkfvyP

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