[wp-hackers] Re: SOAP Interface

Omry Yadan omry at yadan.net
Fri May 11 06:35:01 GMT 2007

They are doing a dis-service to the entire php community.

Matt wrote:

> On 5/10/07, Charles <lists07 at wiltgen.net> wrote:
>> > The truth is that there is going to be a long while until
>> > hosting companies decide to make the transition over PHP5
>> Given that 5.0 was released about three years ago, any hosting 
>> company who
>> hasn't made the jump is clearly not a PHP-friendly host.
>> -- Charles <Charles at lists.automattic.com>
> One word: cPanel. cPanel is the most popular Hosting Control Panel, for
> obvious reasons. But, it is *very* behind on the software it runs on. 
> cPanel
> 11 (the current stable version) only works on Apache 1.3, PHP 4 and 
> MySQL 4.
> Also, when installing cPanel, it will install Apache, PHP and MySQL 
> for you.
> Then, after, hosts usually install PHP 5 as CGI and allow Customers to 
> add a
> line to their .htaccess to use it. But, PHP 4 is still set as default
> because cPanel needs it to run. So, as you might imagine, most people 
> don't
> care about the PHP version or don't have the technical knowledge for
> deciding to use PHP 5.
> Hopefully cPanel 12 (currently in Beta) will support Apache 2, PHP 5 and
> MySQL 5, but I doubt it. :P

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