[development] Go PHP 5, Go!

Robert Douglass rob at robshouse.net
Wed Jun 6 14:45:53 UTC 2007

Sean Robertson wrote:
> Are there currently that many PHP4 apps that won't run on PHP5?  I 
> thought Drupal already does.  
That's not the problem. The problem is that PHP5 has new features which 
we can't use.

> Why can't ISPs upgrade without breaking older apps?

They can, and we want them to. They're just lazy, afaik.
> I am a huge fan of this idea overall, BTW.  I think migrating apps to 
> PHP5 will start forcing ISPs to at least provide the option to upgrade 
> since they'll start losing customers if they don't. 
That's the point.

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