[development] Go PHP 5, Go!

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Wed Jun 6 17:11:17 UTC 2007

On Wed, 6 Jun 2007 09:12:25 -0700, Jonathan Lambert <j at firebright.com> wrote:

> So, it's not as much the hosting companies that need convincing -
> it's the vendors that write the Control Panels that have the real
> authority - they're the ones that need convincing.  And I don't think
> they're planning to fix some of the upgrade os problems anytime soon
> (just ask me the difference between an insert and overlay control
> panel - my own terms - sometime).
> I think it would be worth rallying around the flag on this one, and
> you'll certainly get link juice from me about it, but I don't thin
> it's a question of hosting company lazyness exclusively.
>>> 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.
> Indeed.
> Jonathan

If the knock-on result is that hosts put pressure on lazy Control Panel companies to get with the 21st century lest the Control Panel companies start losing business, I am perfectly happy with that outcome. :-)  The stagnation needs to break somewhere.

--Larry Garfield

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