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Re: Why do we still have this on the distribution?

On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 07:09:21PM -0400, sean finney wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 03:56:25PM -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> > The fact that Adam Conrad just made an upload yesterday to fix bugs in
> > the package seems to indicate that he at least feels that it is
> > useful. [Or at least, I *hope* that's why an upload was made instead
> > of requesting removal.]

> obviously adam's going to be the best judge of what's going on wrt php3,
> but afaict there's no need of php3 that can't be satisfied by
> php4 (which is completely backwards compatible with v3 in every case
> i know of)

Uh, no -- there were *lots* of backwards-incompatible language changes
between php3 and php4.  Upstream can hardly keep its hands off the language
when making changes *within* a major branch, let alone between them.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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