[Interest] [Development] Qt 6.5 Is Irrelevant for More than 95% of Mac Desktops
coroberti at gmail.com
Sun Dec 18 06:36:28 CET 2022
On Fri, Dec 16, 2022 at 2:43 PM Eike Ziller <Eike.Ziller at qt.io> wrote:
> "Apple are incorrectly reporting Big Sur 11 as Catalin 10.15. You can read more about it here.
> We can't correctly show usage for Big Sur 11 or Catalina 10.15 until Apple fixes this."
> Looks like WebKit doesn't report anything larger than 10.15.
> and for Mozilla something similar:
> And indeed my latest Firefox reports
> Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.15; rv:107.0)
> Running on macOS 12.
> So, while these statistics says something about the usage of "10.15 or later",
> it cannot really be used to say anything about 10.15 versus later versions.
> Br, Eike
> > Am 16/12/2022 um 13:20 schrieb coroberti <coroberti at gmail.com>:
> > Hi,
> > Since Qt 6.5 drops Mac OS 10.15 Catalina,
> > it apparently starts to be irrelevant for at least 95% of Mac Desktops.
> > https://gs.statcounter.com/macos-version-market-share/desktop/worldwide
> > Google Analytics data of visitors for some web-site, where I have access,
> > also supports the above observations.
> > To keep Qt-6 being still relevant for Mac Desktop open-source
> > development, please
> > consider keeping Mac OS 10.15 as a target.
> > Thanks.
> > Kind regards,
> > Robert Iakobashvili
> > ............................
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