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04/16/2016 03:16:54 PM (4 years ago)
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  • Ticket #33381, comment 75

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    77I support a cohesive updating strategy. I am not proposing an upgrade from 5.2.9 to 5.3 as a one-off. I am proposing it as part of a larger strategy. Yes, part of it is that we would be able to enjoy PHP as a truly object oriented language. However, another part of it is that it would be a good test-case as we try to determine our rollout strategy. I don't think 5.2.9 -> 5.3 is a very contentious upgrade by itself, but once you get to suggesting that we only support PHP 5.5 and later, that would immediately shut down this argument, leaving us with 5.2.9 for another year or more.
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    9 I would also point out that my ticket proposes an rollout strategy that calls for an updated minimum language with a delay in using any of those new features in core. That should have three clear benefits:
     9I would also point out that my ticket proposes a rollout strategy that calls for an updated minimum language with a delay in using any of those new features in core. That should have three clear benefits:
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    11111. You can backport security updates very easily for users who are currently running 5.2.9 for a while. I suggested 6 months to a year but maybe more realistically it should be a year or two.