[development] Drop MySQL 3 support

Dries Buytaert dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Thu Jul 20 17:50:35 UTC 2006

On 14 Jul 2006, at 18:06, Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
> MySQL AB (the company behind our most used database) has announced  
> a change in support options for their database products.
> http://www.mysql.com/company/legal/mysql_lifecycle_policy.pdf
> According to this document, the active support for MySQL 3.23 will  
> end at the last of this month (ie on two weeks) and the extended  
> support will end on the end of this year.
> I therefore propose that we formally drop support of MySQL 3 as of  
> Drupal 4.8 which will appear later this year.

Let's drop support for MySQL 3.*.
Let's NOT drop support for MySQL 4.0 -- as mentioned by others, it  
will continue to be supported for a number of years.

Thanks for pointing us to that document, Gerhard.

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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