[development] php4

Alex Bronstein alex at craftyspace.com
Mon Jun 14 18:24:27 UTC 2010

Official position from php.net: http://www.php.net/releases/4_4_9.php, 

In other words, any security vulnerabilities discovered in PHP4 in the 
last 22 months have not been fixed and will not be fixed. As others have 
said, a web hosting company that considers this to be acceptable is 
untrustworthy to do business with.

Domenic Santangelo wrote:
> Hypothetically, if a client wanted you to build a Drupal site (complexity of say, 2, where 10 is economist.com) and they insisted on a specific host -- and this host only supports php4, what would you tell them? So far I've got,
> -Core will work but many contribs will not (filefield, date, ubercart, etc)
> -Prepare for added development time that you wouldn't have to otherwise pay for
> -???
> What would you say, hypothetically? Any official stance on php4 from d.o?
> Thanks,
> -D

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