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Still developing on a 32-bit OS?

Post by Albert Wiersch » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:49 pm

If you still use a Windows 32-bit OS to develop on (for example, a system that you would run CSS HTML Validator on for development), then please let us know about it (and why). Thanks!
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Re: Still developing on a 32-bit OS?

Post by Albert Wiersch » Fri May 04, 2018 8:50 am

UPDATE: As expected, it seems just about everyone has moved to 64-bit now, especially on any development machine... but if you're an exception then please let us know.
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Re: Still developing on a 32-bit OS?

Post by MikeGale » Thu May 17, 2018 5:58 pm

Periodically, maybe once a year, I use a 32 bit Win 10 machine. It's a laptop.

This might be for up to 4 weeks.

In those times I generally need to do some work with the validator.

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Re: Still developing on a 32-bit OS?

Post by Albert Wiersch » Thu May 17, 2018 7:48 pm

MikeGale wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 5:58 pm
Periodically, maybe once a year, I use a 32 bit Win 10 machine. It's a laptop.

This might be for up to 4 weeks.

In those times I generally need to do some work with the validator.
Interesting... is there a specific reason that is a 32-bit machine? Is it just old?
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Re: Still developing on a 32-bit OS?

Post by MikeGale » Thu May 17, 2018 8:26 pm

The machine is older and has 4GB of memory. At that memory size I judge 32 bit to be the wisest thing to do.

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Re: Still developing on a 32-bit OS?

Post by Albert Wiersch » Thu May 17, 2018 9:29 pm

MikeGale wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 8:26 pm
The machine is older and has 4GB of memory. At that memory size I judge 32 bit to be the wisest thing to do.
Thanks! How would it affect your use of CSS HTML Validator if the next major release at the end of this year (or early next) was 64-bit only?
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Re: Still developing on a 32-bit OS?

Post by MikeGale » Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:46 am

When I'm using the 32 bit machine, I'd use the old version.

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