[development] PHP5 going forward

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Wed May 23 02:00:26 UTC 2007

Well, the idea is to make the ISPs aware when/if we actually agree to 
something.  "We're thinking about dropping PHP 5 eventually" isn't as quite 
persuasive as "We're dropping PHP 5 on X date, just so you know..." :-)

Emailing Jonah was on my to do list for tonight, but unless Ken's already 
talked to him I'm going to hold until tomorrow night in case anyone else 
wants to throw in a comment here (or a tomato, if appropriate).  Dries, is 
this something we'd have your permission/blessing/veto on?

As for me being ambitious, well, guilty as charged. :-)  I spoke to Larry 
Masters, the CakePHP founder/project lead, at php|tek last week.  He said 
they were already looking to drop PHP 4 support for their 2.0 release, but 
would be willing to sign on to such a group effort if it got off the ground.  

On Tuesday 22 May 2007, Bob wrote:
> I guess it'd be good to make a bunch of ISPs aware of this too, might
> kick some arse and get some long overdue server upgrades on track!
> On 23/05/07, Ken Rickard <agentrickard at gmail.com> wrote:
> > All-
> >
> > I received a private note from Larry Garfield this morning based on
> > something I posted online, so it's time to make it more public.
> >
> > Jonah Braun, who is on Joomla's security team and the 1,5 core team works
> > in my office.  When I came back from DrupalCON, I toid him that Rasmus
> > had asked Drupal to drop support for PHP4.  Jonah immediately took to the
> > idea, and here's what he saw as the challenges.

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