[Development] Qt LTS & C++11 plans

Ziller Eike Eike.Ziller at theqtcompany.com
Tue Aug 18 09:04:33 CEST 2015

> On Aug 18, 2015, at 08:49, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:
> On Monday 17 August 2015 23:25:05 Jake Petroules wrote:
>> I haven't a clue why people would bother using old OS X platforms for
>> development, *especially* now that they don't charge for it. Plus I think
>> submitting to app stores requires the latest Xcode anyways so there's
>> another point against it.
> Right. In the past, the thinking was that people wouldn't upgrade because it 
> would require them to pay for it. That reason is now gone.
> They may still complain if the newer versions of OS X no longer run on some 
> older hardware. But isn't it true that all 64-bit capable Intel Mac can run 
> the latest OS X? Or is there any hardware that would have upgraded to 10.8 but 
> not further?

10.9 did not increase hardware requirements:

10.8: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202575
10.9: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201364

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>  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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