+1 (non-binding)
Thanks for raising this Lin!
Are you suggesting to do it as part of MXNet 1.3?

On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 9:14 AM Srivastava, Rohit Kumar <
srivastava....@buckeyemail.osu.edu> wrote:

> +1
>
> On 8/29/18, 8:39 AM, "sandeep krishnamurthy" <sandeep.krishn...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>     +1 Thanks for bringing this up.
>
>     On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 6:38 AM Marco de Abreu
>     <marco.g.ab...@googlemail.com.invalid> wrote:
>
>     > +1
>     >
>     > On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 1:08 PM kellen sunderland <
>     > kellen.sunderl...@gmail.com> wrote:
>     >
>     > > +1 (non-binding)
>     > >
>     > > On Wed, Aug 29, 2018, 1:18 AM Anirudh Acharya <
> anirudhk...@gmail.com>
>     > > wrote:
>     > >
>     > > > +1 for discontinuing.
>     > > >
>     > > > On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 4:11 PM Naveen Swamy <mnnav...@gmail.com
> >
>     > wrote:
>     > > >
>     > > > > +1 to stop supporting Win7
>     > > > >
>     > > > > On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 3:54 PM Lin Yuan <apefor...@gmail.com>
>     > wrote:
>     > > > >
>     > > > > > Dear Community,
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > Currently, our MXNet installation guide for Windows does not
> work
>     > for
>     > > > > > Windows 7. e.g. Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 is not
> supported on
>     > > > Windows
>     > > > > 7
>     > > > > > <
>     > > > > >
>     > > > >
>     > > >
>     > >
>     >
> https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/vs/support/vs2015/received-error-specified-program-requires-newer-version-windows/
>     > > > > > >.
>     > > > > > In addition, MSFT ended “Mainstream” support for Windows 7
> in 2015
>     > (
>     > > > > >
>     > > > >
>     > > >
>     > >
>     >
> https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13853/windows-lifecycle-fact-sheet
>     > > > > > ).
>     > > > > > Therefore, it is not possible for developers to build MXNet
> and
>     > > verify
>     > > > > the
>     > > > > > fix on Windows 7 platform. Given that there have been several
>     > issues
>     > > > > about
>     > > > > > MXNet error on Windows 7 (issue#9271
>     > > > > > <https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/issues/9271>,
> issue
>     > #8921
>     > > > > > <https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/issues/8921>,
> issue
>     > > #11163
>     > > > > > <https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/issues/11163>),
> it will
>     > > > even
>     > > > > > add
>     > > > > > more burden on developers in the future if we were to
> continue
>     > > > supporting
>     > > > > > Windows 7.
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > I therefore would like to propose that we discontinue the
> support
>     > of
>     > > > > MXNet
>     > > > > > on Windows 7 in the next release.
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > Specifically, this means the following required actions:
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > 1) state the discontinuation of Windows 7 support in the
> release
>     > note
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > 2) update the MXNet webpage if Windows version is mentioned.
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > 3) update the open Github issues related to Windows 7
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > Please share your thoughts about this proposal and/or
> suggest if
>     > > there
>     > > > is
>     > > > > > any other missing action item from the above.
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > Best Regards,
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > Lin
>     > > > > >
>     > > > >
>     > > >
>     > >
>     >
>
>
>     --
>     Sandeep Krishnamurthy
>
>
>

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