Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd Feb 2018 14:15 UTC, submitted by Drumhellar
Mac OS X

When users attempt to launch a 32-bit app in 10.13.4, it will still launch, but it will do so with a warning message notifying the user that the app will eventually not be compatible with the operating system unless it is updated. This follows the same approach that Apple took with iOS, which completed its sunset of 32-bit app support with iOS 11 last fall.

This is good. I would prefer other companies, too, take a more aggressive approach towards deprecating outdated technology in consumer technology.

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RE[2]: Typical Apple
by Kochise on Mon 5th Feb 2018 06:11 UTC in reply to "RE: Typical Apple"
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Probably because not every software needs more than 4GB of memory. Things worked pretty well until recently, 32 bits is enough for Word and stuff. If you need them to be 64 bits then there are questions pending. Not everyone runs a server farm in their garage. At least 32 bits apps are more easily sand-boxed into a 64 bits system. Better security it is.

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