[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #52654: Check and recommend intl extension in Site Health

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#52654: Check and recommend intl extension in Site Health
 Reporter:  zodiac1978   |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Site Health  |     Version:
 Severity:  normal       |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  2nd-opinion  |     Focuses:

Comment (by zodiac1978):

 Replying to [comment:1 Clorith]:
 > Is the Normalizer class still maintained and going to be a thing moving
 > A quick look at the [https://www.php.net/manual/en/class.normalizer.php
 PHP documentation] shows it's available in PHP 5.3 and PHP 7, but not PHP
 8, but then rather as an optional install via the `intl` PECL package.
 > The latter makes it seem like a non-starter based on the linked Hosting
 Team discussion on criteria for recommendations, but I'm open to it if the
 Hosting Team feels strongly about this as well, as the ones most likely to
 get requests for this.

 As I understand it, it was developed in the past as PECL package:

 But nowadays it is an official part of PHP:

 The underlying code was in both cases the maintained ICU library:

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/52654#comment:4>
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