We need to think about it.  I think that keeping the release cycle of this 
selected set of modules in sync with the PHP releases is actually a good thing.


At 00:57 18/4/2001, Stig Sæther Bakken wrote:
>[Zeev Suraski <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>]
> > At 05:03 17/4/2001, Sterling Hughes wrote:
> > >Ok, let me just see if I understand...
> > >
> > >move everything out of the distribution (from mysql popular extensions
> > >like mysql to hardly used ones like qtdom), and then, come release time,
> > >package a predefined set of PEAR modules and extensions we want to package
> > >for PHP4.
> >
> > Not really - some of the extensions will remain in PHP.  I believe
> > that the fact that PHP comes bundled with support for some of the most
> > common Web environment applications is still a serious factor in its
> > success.  It did get into a situation when there are simply too many
> > not-too-mainstream extensions in there, though, which makes it very
> > difficult to find a stable point at time to release it.  I wouldn't
> > expect MySQL, Oracle or XML support to be removed from PHP, though.
>Why not, as long as we put the latest known-to-be-stable version of
>each back in when making a release?
>  - Stig
>   Stig Sæther Bakken <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>   Fast Search & Transfer ASA, Trondheim, Norway

Zeev Suraski <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CTO &  co-founder, Zend Technologies Ltd. http://www.zend.com/

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