ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Nov 19 11:09:30 EST 2016
> I would like to know why Livecode 9 has dropped support for all
> versions of Mac OS before 10.9.
ZDNet reports that OS X 10.8 t hasn't received critical security patches
in over four years, and as such is regarded as too dangerous to use:
OS X Mountain Lion: Still unsupported and vulnerable
One month after the release of OS X Mavericks and the disclosure
of 48 vulnerabilities in Mountain Lion, Apple has not released
any updates to fix these or any other problems in Mountain Lion.
I don't know why Apple doesn't publish EOL dates for their OSes like
every other major OS vendor does.
Microsoft gives at least a half-decade advance notice for Windows, and
Canonical lets you know EOL dates for every version of Ubuntu even
But AFAIK for more than a decade Apple merely quietly stops releasing
updates, preventing their users from making informed decisions about
This uniquely dangerous practice leaves millions of Apple customers
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