One reason not to use win xp (was re: drop win98 support)

Carlo Florendo
Tue Jun 7 07:53:00 GMT 2005

Markku Yli-Pentila wrote:

>I am a blind user using Jaws for Windows 3.3 (that is screenreading 
>software). Upgrading to newer version of this software is expensive, and I 
>have no afford to upgrade. My old version doesn't support reading winxp, 
>but supports reading win98 screens. That was answer to question, why 
>someone wouldn't want to upgrade to winxp.
>regards, Markku

No worries, the cygwin project leader already confirmed that Win9x 
support won't be dropped.  In my country, Win 9x is still popular and at 
home, we've still got win9x boxes which we won't change for the simple 
reason that they ain't broke. 


Best Regards,


Carlo Florendo
Astra Philippines Inc.

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