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Lessons From PHP 4.4 End-of-Life Announcement

Aug 14, 2008, 16:34 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Reuven Lerner)

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"The end of life of an open-source project works differently, of course. It does mean that the official development group will no longer spend time and energy fixing bugs in these old versions. But that's where the similarities between proprietary and open-source software ends: If the open-source software fails to work correctly, you (as the end user) always have the option to patch it, bringing it up to date by examining the software updates that came out for newer versions."

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