Java 8 not supporting Windows XP
herve.girod at gmail.com
Tue Jul 23 10:37:16 PDT 2013
XP is not supporting multitouch, so as a user keeping XP to use JavaFX is not a good idea IMO.
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On 23 juil. 2013, at 19:14, Pedro Duque Vieira <pedro.duquevieira at gmail.com> wrote:
> Microsoft is dropping Windows XP in 2014, maybe dropping Windows XP on 2014
> would be wiser.
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 6:09 PM, Richard Bair <richard.bair at oracle.com>wrote:
>> I think the basic issue is that we can't officially support something that
>> the vendor is not going to officially support either. If Microsoft moved
>> their support deadline, we would probably look at doing the same. Oracle
>> has support contracts with folks and there is no way that we can support
>> something on a configuration that isn't supported by the vendor (or those
>> contracts might require us to provide patches to the OS to make things
>> work. That's just not going to happen).
>> However for XP there is the 7 back port that Danno has been maintaining,
>> and that might work for you.
>> On Jul 23, 2013, at 9:58 AM, Pedro Duque Vieira <
>> pedro.duquevieira at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't think that's a good move. Not at all. I would agree more at not
>> supporting Windows 8 which has a small market share (although it wouldn't
>> still be a good move either) than not supporting Windows XP.
>> That will probably make me stick to Java 7 on a project I'm working on.
>> Just look at the market share stats:
>> http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_os.asp and
>> 15% which is more that Mac and Linux together!
>> Best regards,
>> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 1:43 AM, Richard Bair <richard.bair at oracle.com>wrote:
>>> Java 8 (not JavaFX 8 specifically, although we're part of Java 8 so it
>>> also applies to us) is not supported on XP. It may or may not work, but
>>> we're not testing that configuration.
>>> On Jul 22, 2013, at 5:41 PM, Pedro Duque Vieira <
>>> pedro.duquevieira at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Java 8 doesn't support Windows XP, so in theory we can start taking
>>>> advantage of DirectX 10+. At this time we are limited to OpenGL ES 2 for...
>>> Richard did you mean Java8 won't run on Windows XP, or that 3D features
>>> won't be supported in Windows XP?
>>> Thanks, best regards,
>>> Pedro Duque Vieira
>> Pedro Duque Vieira
> Pedro Duque Vieira
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