Re: Why do we still have this on the distribution?
On Tue, 05 Apr 2005 19:09:21 -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), so i don't see why we can't just remove it and have v4 fill
> in the void.
There are license issues involved, as well. php4 changed the license in
ways that some people disagree with. I believe that was a large part of
people wanting php3 to stick around.