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

Martin Kutschker martin.kutschker-n0spam at no5pam-blackbox.net
Fri Jul 13 21:31:28 CEST 2007

Dmitry Dulepov schrieb:
> 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 
> needs.

I would love to use the type hints for arrays which is PHP 5.1 only. 
OTOH, 5.2 adds only more funcitons but litte if anything to the language.


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