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sa110: As a commercial programmer (or non-commercial one interested in as many people using their software as possible) you program to the minimum version that support the features you need. In the case of 3.7 -> 4.02 the API differences are small enough that any requirement for 4.02 would seem very artificial, to the programmers and knowledgeble users.

'Forcing' users to upgrade sounds like a brilliant way to annoy them into looking for another platform. Give them positive features instead and they'll upgrade. Similaly make new OS versions have useful APIs for programmers and they'll write programs that use them.

 is a RISC OS Userflibble on 29/4/07 12:27AM
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