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 I would prefer other companies, too, take a more aggressive approach towards deprecating outdated technology in consumer technology.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[7]: Comment by ebasconp
by zima on Wed 7th Feb 2018 19:58 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by ebasconp"
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Yes, you're saying that more-than-x86 registers is fairly standard among CPU architectures and good to have - however I wondered if ...something in AMD64 strictly needs them to work. ;)

PS. While searching info on x32 I stumbled on so it seems not only Gentoo that you mentioned toyed with it a bit...

Edited 2018-02-07 19:59 UTC

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