On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 6:16 PM, Blankfirstname Blanklastname
Blender is suppose to be open and free and with this
one snafu, Blender is no longer open and free.
Actually, I just checked. The source code is indeed open and free
still, but that was of two minutes ago so it is possible someone shut
I believe that would mean that you are able to download the source
code and get it to compile on Windows 2000. I'm sure the Blender
developers would be looking forward to your patches if it indeed can't
compile on Windows 2000.