"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..."