[wp-hackers] Magic Quoting removal Road Map/Plan

Andrew Nacin wp at andrewnacin.com
Fri Jun 10 21:39:46 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 1:02 PM, Jari Pennanen <ciantic at oksidi.com> wrote:

> Hi!
> 2011/6/10 Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>:
> > Some Plugins in the Repository haven't been updated since 2004. Do you
> > really think that the advent of PHP6 is *really* going to motivate the
> > developers of such Plugins to update their code?
> Of course not, they are most likely abandoned code, just like most
> Open Source. But they will stop working in new PHP6 releases, you
> can't fix them either with sticking to this mutilating read-only
> variables. They break on some other part then.

When the core PHP developers start discussing PHP6 with seriousness, maybe a
few years from now, I'm sure we'll at the very least revisit this topic.

Until then, this is academic.

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