[development] Code freeze?

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Thu Jun 26 15:08:38 UTC 2008

On Thu, 26 Jun 2008 09:36:47 -0400, "Nancy Wichmann" <nan_wich at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Dries Buytaert wrote:
>> If people are supportive to the idea of pushing back the code freeze
>> date, I'll write up an announcement.
> I agree that there is still considerable resistance to D6, so let's not
> push
> D7 so hard.
> However, there is a side note to this that I would love to see more
> heavily
> pushed: I am still getting module issues related to PHP 4 (even 4.3) and
> MySql 4.  And the users are saying they don't want to push their hosts to
> upgrade. I really would like to see a lot more emphasis on getting hosting
> companies ready now, rather than later.
> In every issue I have where infrastructure releases may be involved, I
> point
> out the need to upgrade. But I seem to be the only one who is pointing
> this
> out to them.
> It's going to take some hosting companies a while to get updated, so we
> need
> to be pushing this now - even for a first of 2009 roll-out.

Just point people here: http://gophp5.org/ - Anyone still on PHP 4 at this point does so at their own risk, with full knowledge that they're on borrowed time at best.  Even the PHP Group has dropped PHP 4 at this point.  

--Larry Garfield, who spent a large chunk of last year raising awareness. :-)

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