[Interest] [Development] Windows 7 support will be dropped in Qt 6

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Sat Jun 13 03:22:34 CEST 2020

On Friday, 12 June 2020 05:01:17 PDT Roland Hughes wrote:
> You can't drop an OS as long as there are paying customers for it.

Sure they can. But as a consequence, those customers may stop paying for it.

> Real business needs a 15-30 year LTS, not 5.

How do you define "real business"? How about by revenue or market 
capitalisation? The biggest companies on the planet (Apple, Amazon, Microsoft) 
don't support your assertion. The top one (Apple) gives 2 years of support.

Their success validates their business model.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel System Software Products

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