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Re: Patch to get Windows proxy settings

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 23:48:44 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 11 Feb 2013, Pierre Joye wrote:

> Btw, should we consider to drop windows < vista or win7/2k8 in next major?
> Xp & co are not supported since some time already. It could allow us to use
> new APIs available and avoid custom implementation.

We support several ancient systems, some much older than XP. I don't think age
or support by a vendor are important factors.

I think the main questions are what libcurl users like, and what the "cost" is
to keep the old systems supported. Cost as in code amount and complexity.

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Received on 2013-02-11