Re: [PHP-DEV] RE: [PHP-QA] Re: [PHP-DEV] Re: [PHP-QA] PHP-4.0.5-RC6

2001-04-03 Thread Andi Gutmans
James, You have to be aware that now PHP has such a big user base we need to be very careful in the changes we make especially when we can be pretty certain that it might burn quite a lot of people. We can break compatibility more easily when we have a major release (as from PHP 3 to PHP 4)

RE: [PHP-DEV] RE: [PHP-QA] Re: [PHP-DEV] Re: [PHP-QA] PHP-4.0.5-RC6

2001-04-03 Thread James Moore
James, You have to be aware that now PHP has such a big user base we need to be very careful in the changes we make especially when we can be pretty certain that it might burn quite a lot of people. We can break compatibility more easily when we have a major release (as from PHP 3 to PHP

RE: [PHP-DEV] RE: [PHP-QA] Re: [PHP-DEV] Re: [PHP-QA] PHP-4.0.5-RC6

2001-04-03 Thread Andi Gutmans
At 09:52 PM 4/3/2001 +0100, James Moore wrote: Well, I dont think any of us really know how much damage it will cause. But on the other hand we can do this for years and just say well we mustn't break backwards compatibility and we will end up with somthing looking and behaving like perl. When we