On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 12:24 PM, Tony
> "Eddie Drapkin" <oorza...@gmail.com> wrote in message
>> Does no one see the inherent issues in buying a book about a
>> not-feature-complete version of the language?
> PHP 6 does not exist yet, and no hosting companies provide it as an option,
> so describing existing versions of PHP as "not-feature-complete" is a bit
> As the book is simply an update to his original version which was published
> in 2003, and again in 2005, it is about using PHP and MySQL to build a
> dynamic web site, and as such every version is still perfectly valid and
> useful to the novice programmer.
> This not a book which is supposed to describe every possible feature within
> the PHP language as it is not necessary to use every possible feature in
> order to build a dynamic website.
> Tony Marston
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I meant that PHP6 was "not feature-complete" in that the "spec" of
PHP6 will change before it's released. We don't know at this point
what will or will not be included in PHP6 and writing a book about an
incomplete version of the language seems silly.
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