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Re: Aw: Rakudo for W7?
From: ToddAndMargo via perl6-users
October 23, 2022 22:18
Re: Aw: Rakudo for W7?
Message ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> On Sat, Oct 22, 2022 at 8:18 PM, ToddAndMargo via perl6-users
>> <email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> wrote:
>> > Gesendet: Freitag, 21. Oktober 2022 um 05:37 Uhr
>> > Von: "ToddAndMargo via perl6-users" <email@example.com
>> > An: "perl6-users" <firstname.lastname@example.org
>> > Betreff: Rakudo for W7?
>> > Hi All,
>> > Where can I download the latest Rakudo Star
>> > that supports 64 bit Windows 7?
>> > Many thanks,
>> > -T
>> On 10/21/22 08:48, email@example.com
>> <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > Hi.
>> > https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/end-of-support
>> <https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/end-of-support> ==> Windows7
>> support ended January, 14 2020
>> No fear of a stupid M$ update destroying your system.
>> And no need to try to find replacements for perfectly
>> working mission critical software that has been
>> abandoned and will not run on current versions
>> of Windows.
>> I do not force my customer onto the latest just because
>> it is the latest. There are conditions were they need
>> to be able to operate on older systems. (I will
>> work on any system. I occasionally still see DOS
>> As far for security goes, M$'s security updates are
>> typically very late to the show and very poorly done.
>> A decent anti-virus fills i for you. And there are
>> those instances were these older system are not even
>> on the Internet. ESET still works wonderfully on
>> Windows 7.
>> > https://rakudo.org/downloads/star
>> <https://rakudo.org/downloads/star> offers Star Bundles back to 2010.07
>> Which goes back to my question. What is the last
>> one they published that supports Windows 7?
>> > What am I missing?
>> See above
>> > Regards
>> > Anton
On 10/23/22 06:31, yary wrote:
> I interpreted the previous email as, here is the last date that we know
> Windows 7 was supported. And here is an archive that goes way back in
> time. find the listing in the archive that is close to that date where
> Windows 7 support ended. That seems like a fair method.
That explains it.
I do work on any computer or electronic system as
long as it is moral, legal and ethical. I once
fixed a commercial paper shredder. I have a guy
that calls me every few years to work on his TV's
(he kicks cables out with his vacuum cleaner).
Its a living.
Computers are like air conditioners.
They malfunction when you open windows