[development] Go PHP 5, Go!
larry at garfieldtech.com
Mon Jun 18 14:49:36 UTC 2007
On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 11:05:47 +0200, "Johan Forngren" <johan at forngren.com> wrote:
> On 6/18/07, Dries Buytaert <dries.buytaert at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 11 Jun 2007, at 11:27, Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
>> > If we proceed like this, there will be no way we could revert to
>> > support
>> > PHP 4 in February 2008.
>> If I can believe my own projections (http://buytaert.net/php-is-dead-
>> long-live-php), PHP5 will have a 30% adoption rate by February 2008,
>> rather than the current 20%. Maybe February 2008 is a little too early?
> Not if we can help push it ;)
That is precisely the intent of the GoPHP5 effort. :-) Change the curve so that it's not 20%-30%, but 50%+. That pushes past the tipping point, and PHP 4 can more quickly go the direction of PHP 3. To do that, though, requires market pressure. We're trying to be that market pressure.
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