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 I would prefer other companies, too, take a more aggressive approach towards deprecating outdated technology in consumer technology.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[6]: Comment by ebasconp
by Kochise on Tue 6th Feb 2018 06:11 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by ebasconp"
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Not really a bonus, the original x86 register set was a legacy of the 8 bits era that had just a couple accumulators. While the 68000 ditched the 6800/6809 past out and provided coders with 8 full orthogonal data registers, 8 more address registers and a bunch more system registers, all of this in 1979, the x86 continued providing only a handful of weird registers used either for math, or for memory access, or for system configuration.

AMD just tried to par with "normal" cpus.

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