[development] Looking forward next year and PHP versions
larry at garfieldtech.com
Wed Nov 15 08:07:39 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 15 November 2006 01:37, Dries Buytaert wrote:
> The only decision we can make at this point, is whether to drop PHP
> 4.3 for Drupal 6. As you can see on , 40% of the users are still
> on PHP 4.3. Based on that data, I'd propose not to drop PHP 4.3 at
> this point. Would the facts change during the Drupal 6 development
> cycle, we can still decide to drop PHP 4.3 support.
Yeesh. I didn't realize how far behind hosts were in that regard. Any idea
if it would be safe to require a later PHP 4.3.x (.9 or .10)?
I would also note that does not preclude a safe-backport of selected PHP 5
functions a la PHP_Compat, as chx suggested.
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