[wp-hackers] PHP 5 any time soon?

Matt Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Thu Jan 14 22:54:13 UTC 2010

On 2010-01-14 7:46 AM, Helgi Hrafn Gunnarsson wrote:
> I'm just checking up on whether there is any intention of upgrading the
> minimum requirement to PHP 5 soon. The reason is that I had intended to use
> WordPress some months ago, discovering that it was quite heavy, wanting to
> make the code faster using various PHP 5 features, only to discover that the
> project still retained a policy of sticking to PHP 4.3.

No plans. We've general found performance enhancements to not require 
PHP5. If you've benchmarked and identified otherwise, please share with 
the community.

Matt Mullenweg
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