No more support for windows
ondrej at isc.org
Sat Jun 5 17:15:58 UTC 2021
Folks, I would appreciate if we can say on the topic. Specifically, I consider this rhetorical discussion on the meaning of the word “portable” neither useful to the subscribers of this list nor productive.
Ondřej Surý — ISC (He/Him)
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> On 5. 6. 2021, at 18:38, Paul Kosinski via bind-users <bind-users at lists.isc.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Jun 2021 13:58:40 -0700
> Gregory Sloop <gregs at sloop.net> wrote:
>> This feels a lot like responding to trolls, but I'll instead assume that you're asking (or making a point) in good faith.
>> So, we'll stipulate that - you're actually interested in truth and knowledge.
>> So, it's easily compiled on Mac, Unix, FreeBSD, Linux, SunOS, RaspPi, etc.
>> And it compiles on a huge range of hardware, CPU's etc.
>> I'd consider that highly portable.
> I'd consider it moderately portable.
> Among Open Source software, I'd consider the following highly portable: Firefox, Chromium, LibreOffice, Thunderbird, Claws-Mail, Scribus, Inkscape, Gimp, Krita, VLC, QT(!) and who knows how many others that run on Unix-like systems *and* on Windows.
> And among closed source software, Chrome is obviously highly portable (by Google), and Acrobat Reader and Flash (RIP) are highly portable (by Adobe).
> P.S. I am not a fan of Windows, but it is widespread, and many people even use it for Internet servers.
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