[wp-hackers] PHP 5.2 that WordPress 3.2 requires

Franklin Tse peaceable_whale at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 25 04:04:04 UTC 2010

From: "Jacob Santos" <wordpress at santosj.name>
Date: Sunday, 25 July, 2010 06:12
To: <wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com>
Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] PHP 5.2 that WordPress 3.2 requires

> I agree with Nacin with this one. Just because the requirement is for 
> PHP 5.2.0, doesn't mean the server is required to use that version and 
> thankfully most should be at least PHP 5.2.2-6. It will be relatively 
> simple to test on latest for development and then switch to PHP5.2.0 for 
> regression testing and developing workarounds.

If the most servers are at least PHP 5.2.2-6, there might not be a very good reason for WordPress to stay in a less commonly used version. 

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