[wp-hackers] Re: SOAP Interface and moving to php 5

Doug Stewart zamoose at gmail.com
Fri May 18 19:08:03 GMT 2007

On 5/18/07, Peter Gordon <Peter.Gordon at topproducer.com> wrote:
> I had made a fairly strong post on this topic earlier. I am really
> suggesting just dropping hints to the community that php5 is the way to
> go, and wordpress is going to go that way eventually. Besides, as
> Charles points out, WP can have a dead branch to support php4 in the
> future for all those content to use the obsolete release, just like the
> php community does. No doubt wp will be supporting php4 for a long time
> to come. Suggesting now that we want to start embracing the love and
> goodness of php5 is just progress. The php development community would
> consider it a validation of their efforts.
> Once developers get into making the changes to do stuff on php5, they
> will find that its not that big of a deal, and besides there are
> benefits.
> Just keep dropping hints about it. This issue is not going to go away.

Let's do this: let's document what NOT having PHP5 as a requirement
restrains us from implementing.

SimpleXML stuff comes readily to mind.  What else?


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