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 I would prefer other companies, too, take a more aggressive approach towards deprecating outdated technology in consumer technology.

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And what about....
by leech on Sat 3rd Feb 2018 18:11 UTC
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Steam and it's games. I'm going to bet that 99% of them don't have 64bit binaries. Hell, even after all of these years that 64bit processors have been the default, most games are still compiled as 32bit.

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RE: And what about....
by woegjiub on Mon 5th Feb 2018 03:41 in reply to "And what about...."
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Fuck games. If you wanted those, you'd use a console or windows.

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RE[2]: And what about....
by leech on Mon 5th Feb 2018 07:27 in reply to "RE: And what about...."
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Oh I agree with you. In fact I see little to no reason to use a Mac at all. ;) I was just giving an example of why you'd want to keep 32bit around.

To be fair, I do use Linux for gaming where I can. Simply because I have the hardware, where you can't actually get game-worthy hardware for macOS.

Edited 2018-02-05 07:28 UTC

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