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Computerworld Australia: Lerdorf: Future PHP Releases 'Evolutionary, Not Revolutionary'

Jan 15, 2004, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nadia Cameron)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"The forthcoming PHP version 5 release will be more about 'evolutionising' the scripting tool and ensuring its smooth interaction with other programming languages than a revolutionary change in its feature set, its creator reports.

"Discussing the differences between the current PHP version 4 and its successor in an interview with LinuxWorld, PHP guru Rasmus Lerdorf said version 5 was more about improving PHP's ability to support newer Web protocols and languages than in building up a host of new features.

"For example, version 5 will include further improvements in the support of Java and XML languages, he said..."

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