POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : POV-Ray v3.7.1-beta.3 Released : Re: POV-Ray v3.7.1-beta.3 Released Server Time
29 Jul 2021 03:56:59 EDT (-0400)
  Re: POV-Ray v3.7.1-beta.3 Released  
From: Cousin Ricky
Date: 19 Feb 2017 10:38:44
Message: <58a9bc04$1@news.povray.org>
On 2017-02-19 09:00 AM (-4), clipka wrote:
> Unfortunately this performance gain comes at the cost of dropping
> support for Windows XP (and Windows Server 2003). In order to still be
> able to provide some level of support for these legacy operating
> systems, we have therefore decided to keep the 32-bit binaries
> XP-compatible for now, which on the other hand means that users of later
> 32-bit Windows versions will miss out on the performance improvements.

Well, Microsoft has washed its hands of WinXP, so I don't see why new 
POV-Ray versions should have to support it.

And if anyone out there is still using XP, you're a sitting duck for any 
security holes that have opened up since 2014.


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