Follow

wow Microsoft are really gonna release a new version of Windows.... which will end up being backwards compatible with Windows 10 ... which is backwards compatible with Windows 7 ... which is backwards compatible with Windows xp ...

🤦

@calebccff I think the closest thing to that on Linux is things like AppImage right? I think that’ll be useful if you want to play old games or use old software

@calebccff It has to be.

Most of the eye states, which are some of of their biggest customers still use stuff even dating back to XP.

Or more often, they use programs written on XP or 7, 32-bit, that need compatibility layers to allow functionality without massive rewrites.

MS announced deprecation of IE11 on all but servers and LTSB in 2022.

Stuff gonna BURN when that day comes 😂

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Fosstodon

Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.