[drupal-devel] phptemplate in core?

Gabor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Sun May 1 17:58:56 UTC 2005

>> Regarding removing xtemplate engine, why not leave it in core? At
>> least for 4.7, then remove it in 4.8 so people have a transition
>> period.
> The problem with the Xtemplate engine is that its code is dated.  If you 
> use Xtemplate in combination with PHP5, it is generating lots of 
> warnings which we are currently suppressing in a rather hack-ish way.  
> To fix this properly, we would have to rewrite large parts of Xtemplate.
> I don't think we need to drag Xtemplate along in Drupal 4.7:
> - We can announce in advance that Drupal 4.7 will no longer support 
> Xtemplate.
> - We will maintain Xtemplate in the contributions repository so it will 
> remain available.

+1. There is no need to keep xtemplate in 4.7.


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