Mac OS X 10.5 support

Sean Kelly sean at
Sat Feb 11 07:27:50 PST 2012

That's a good question. Not being able to get upgrade pricing because the intermediate versions aren't available would be a problem, though I believe paying the upgrade vs. non-upgrade price may use the honor system anyway. You're right though, if someone hasn't upgraded yet then they. Ever will. 

On Feb 11, 2012, at 12:18 AM, Don <nospam at> wrote:

> On 09.02.2012 17:07, Sean Kelly wrote:
>> At this point, the only people on 10.4-5 should be those with PPC macs. I think 32-bit Intel owners may be stuck on 10.6.
> The link that Brad posted shows there are Intel users on 10.4 and 10.5. The number of 10.4, 10.5 users is about four times higher than the number of PPC macs.
> Is 10.6 still available? I would imagine that anybody who didn't upgrade early on, probably never will now.
>>> "Walter Bright"<newshound2 at>  wrote in message
>>> news:jgvfu2$gmk$1 at
>>>> Lately, dmd seems to have broken support for OS X 10.5. Supporting that
>>>> system is problematic for us, since we don't have 10.5 systems available
>>>> for dev/test.
>>>> Currently, the build/test farm is OS X 10.7.
>>>> I don't think this is like the Windows issue. Upgrading Windows is (for
>>>> me, anyway) a full day job. Upgrading OS X is inexpensive and relatively
>>>> painless, the least painless of any system newer than DOS that I've
>>>> experienced.
>>>> Hence, is it worthwhile to continue support for 10.5? Can we officially
>>>> say that only 10.6+ is supported? Is there a significant 10.5 community
>>>> that eschews OS upgrades but still expects new apps?

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