Windows version autodetection
mah at jump-ing.de
Mon Dec 22 04:29:28 CST 2008
Am 22.12.2008 um 05:16 schrieb Chris Robinson:
> On Sunday 21 December 2008 07:48:58 pm Damjan Jovanovic wrote:
>> The heuristic isn't "app works on this Windows version", it's "app is
>> designed for this Windows version".
> Should that matter? Plenty of Win95 apps will work in WinXP.
... because WinXP has such a version heuristic already in place?
I think it's perfectly possible to do an heuristic which is sometimes
useful, but never harms. As already mentioned, the age of the
installer/installed files is such a data point: Apps written in 1996
are never ever designed to run on WinXP. It's a matter of being
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