[TYPO3-core] FYI: Announcing to drop PHP 4 support

Dmitry Dulepov dmitry at typo3.org
Fri Jul 13 18:17:08 CEST 2007

Michael Stucki wrote:
> as we already discussed off-list, I have now announced that we are going to 
> require PHP5 for TYPO3 4.2.
> This means that from now on, you are free to use PHP 5 specific features in 
> Trunk (only Trunk for now!)
> However, please acknowledge the statement about PHP 5.1 below. For now we 
> should avoid using any features that were introduced in PHP 5.2, at least 
> until those enterprise products have reached this version.

Novel 10 includes PHP 5.0.4 for now. I would be happy not to recompile 
PHP on 64-bit system because no one succeeded in this so far (except 
Novell). And any Novel Linux beyond 10 includes very bad update manager. 
So I think we should stay with PHP 5.0.x. I am sure it is enough for our 

Dmitry Dulepov
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