Same Old Song.....
This is just like when support for '95 - '98 ceased, it happens.......there's just too much "future" to look forward to.....to be concerned about the "past". I mean do we use those ginormous floppy disk things they used in the '70's?...NO....because progress dictates that technology must evolve and move FORWARD! The same could be said for HDD......when they first arrived a 10GB hard drive was considered HUGE....at the time....but compared to the 1TB hard drives we have today it's worthless......and the list goes on & on.....CD's are eventually going to go the way of floppy disks...(remember the "A" drive?...LoL!) Pretty soon all media will come on some sort of Flash/drive device......the only thing that MIGHT remain for a little wile longer is DVD's...as some .iso files are larger than the 750MB / 800MB size of standard CD's.....eventually even "spinning" drives will die off.....as SSD drives which are faster....have NO moving parts.....can absorb shock better and have a very small chance of failing are coming up...there's a lot to be said for a company "dropping" off support for a Microsoft product, this just shows how dedicated Google is in embracing the future.....at least.....that's MY $0.02 on the matter!
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