ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Mar 11 16:03:21 PST 2011
On Mar 11, 2011, at 17:59, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
> I would guess a large percentage of MacPorts users have 4, 5, 10 or more machines at any given time so likely some 5+ year old machines, likely G4's and G5's.
Hmm. I would guess a large percentage of MacPorts users have just a single Mac. But I guess I have no way of really knowing for sure.
> A dimension of ROI is almost always time.
> I have a PPC G5 under management that is processing hundreds of online manufacturing orders per week and I expect it to remain in service for a couple more years.
Yeah, with servers it's always trickier. "Never touch a running system" and such. If it works, why change it? Of course, in that case, you don't need to update MacPorts or the ports on it either; they're already working so just keep using them.
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