[wp-hackers] WordPress moving to PHP 5.3x?

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Fri Jul 13 15:50:32 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 1:02 PM, Brian Fegter <brian at fegter.com> wrote:
> Just curious as to how WP collects these statistics? Is this sent in on
> plugin searches or initial installs?

Core update check sends these three version numbers as part of it.
This helped with the 3.0 update immensely, since PHP 5 was a
requirement change there, if you had WP 2.9 and PHP 4, you didn't get
an update notice (or at least not the normal update notice). Helped to
avoid breaking sites.


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