Reply to post: Re: Backward compatibility ???? In *all* platforms.

Microsoft takes another whack at killing off Windows Phone 8.x

Richard Plinston Silver badge

Re: Backward compatibility ???? In *all* platforms.

> could still run 30 year old code on their latest boxen.

> Certainly up to XP, MS made a similar boast with Windows.

Windows 95 could not run Windows 2 programs. At the time I had to run Windows 3.11 on a multiuser system to keep running a useful propriety program.

That was only 5 years from end of Windows 2 to 95.

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