[wp-hackers] WordPress 3

Matt speedboxer at gmail.com
Fri May 18 00:58:53 GMT 2007

On 5/17/07, DD32 <wordpress at dd32.id.au> wrote:
> That sounds like a pretty good lineup of what i'd expect for the next
> major version jump.
> Except the PHP4 support being droped, I think we all know that the hosts
> arnt likely to upgrade to PHP5 accross the board.
> Instead, maybe just bump the current required PHP to 4.3 (given 4.4 is
> out), That'll add a few extra options to developers, and also means that
> hosts can stay with PHP4 if they want, they just need to keep it updated.
> (BTW, requirements for WP state PHP 4.2, Wordpress code checks to see if
> its 4.1)

Making the requirements PHP 5(.2?) will force hosts into being more
up-to-date. It's not like it's hard to run PHP 4 and 5 on the same server.

If we kept PHP4, then we might as well make it PHP 4.4. Although, really,
how much longer is PHP4 still going to be getting new releases?

Matt (speedboxer at gmail.com)
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