[mapserver-dev] Drop PHP4 support in MS 6.0?
aboudreault at mapgears.com
Mon Jan 25 18:41:36 EST 2010
A strong +1 !! :)
Daniel Morissette wrote:
> Hi Devs,
> Does anyone see a need for maintaining PHP 4.x support in MapServer 6?
> If not then I would move that we drop PHP 4 support in MapServer 6.0
> to take full advantage of PHP 5.
> At the moment, we support both PHP 5 and PHP 4. However, if we dropped
> PHP4, we could better take advantage of some PHP 5 (ZEND Engine 2)
> features. I am thinking of better mechanisms to handle the mapping of
> C structs to PHP class properties for instance (see
> Since PHP 4 has reached its end of life on 2007-12-31 (2 years ago)
> and is no longer available on the php.net website, and PHP 5 has been
> around for about 5 years now, I don't think that would be considered a
> drastic change, but I wanted to check here before we move forward.
> I'll start with my +1 for dropping PHP 4 support in MapServer 6.0.
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