POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.macintosh : POV-Ray for mac available : Re: POV-Ray for mac available Server Time
2 Dec 2023 12:53:01 EST (-0500)
  Re: POV-Ray for mac available  
From: Francois LE COAT
Date: 21 May 2018 17:47:11
Message: <5b033e5f$1@news.povray.org>

> Francois LE COAT wrote:
>> E-mailyvo s gmx.net writes:
>>> Fix in the display window and updated to (no new functionalit
>>> http://megapov.inetart.net/povrayunofficial_mac/finalpov.html
>>> --
>>> Yvo
>> Why isn't it available for Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) ? This is
>> called "programmed obsolescence" because there's nothing to explain !
> Well, that's the "free" part in "free/libre open source software" for
> you: The author is free to drop support for your platform any time they

> like, for any reason (or even no reason whatsoever) -- you, on the othe
> hand, are free to back port their changes to whatever platform you like
> Unless of course you have entered into a paid service agreement with th
> man.
> Have you?
> I'm not saying "programmed obsolescence" has nothing to do with it, but

> you're definitely barking up the wrong tree. Some small town in Santa
> Clara County would be closer to the mark.

Well ... There's a solution that would be the less painful. Installing
GNU/Linux on my iMac. Because Mac OS X is the worse OS on earth. So
slow and bugged on rather old hardware. Mine is from mid-2010 ... Old !



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