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Discuss: MyBB and 2008 Compatibility Information (PHP 5)
11-17-2007, 12:30 AM
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RE: Discuss: MyBB and 2008 Compatibility Information (PHP 5)
judel Wrote:Well, I think my host is still on 4.x, so I can only hope that they will be upgrading as well. I guess it would make the most sense, if the creators of the language will not support the old version anymore.

Many hosts have both but usually 4.x is the default. Try adding
Code:
AddHandler application/x-httpd-php5 .php

to your .htaccess Wink

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11-17-2007, 12:36 AM
Post: #12
RE: Discuss: MyBB and 2008 Compatibility Information (PHP 5)
great news Smile

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11-17-2007, 01:09 AM
Post: #13
RE: Discuss: MyBB and 2008 Compatibility Information (PHP 5)
Looks like I need to get my server upgraded then, I've been meaning to do that for... well a few months now Toungue

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11-17-2007, 01:19 AM
Post: #14
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Great to see MyBB doing this. It is decisions like these help promote PHP 5. It's ridiculous how many hosts still only support PHP 4.

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11-17-2007, 05:17 AM (This post was last modified: 11-17-2007 05:19 AM by judel.)
Post: #15
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Well, everybody jumped on the fact that my host is still using 4.x but ignored my question, so I'll post it again. Toungue

Maybe this is a stupid question, but I don't know much about php versions. Why is it 5.2+ instead of 5.0+? Is there not a 5.0 or 5.1?

If so, will people really not be getting support for anything before 5.2, even though they are using php5?

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11-17-2007, 05:26 AM
Post: #16
RE: Discuss: MyBB and 2008 Compatibility Information (PHP 5)
judel Wrote:Well, everybody jumped on the fact that my host is still using 4.x but ignored my question, so I'll post it again. Toungue

Maybe this is a stupid question, but I don't know much about php versions. Why is it 5.2+ instead of 5.0+? Is there not a 5.0 or 5.1?

If so, will people really not be getting support for anything before 5.2, even though they are using php5?

i do think there was a 5.0 do not know about a 5.1 any ways maybe because its that 5.2 has any any better features in it.

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11-17-2007, 05:30 AM
Post: #17
RE: Discuss: MyBB and 2008 Compatibility Information (PHP 5)
judel Wrote:Well, everybody jumped on the fact that my host is still using 4.x but ignored my question, so I'll post it again. Toungue

Maybe this is a stupid question, but I don't know much about php versions. Why is it 5.2+ instead of 5.0+? Is there not a 5.0 or 5.1?

If so, will people really not be getting support for anything before 5.2, even though they are using php5?

The simple fact is that it's not that hard to upgrade minor versions. It's only the big leaps which you prepare for. So therefore all hosts that don't have php 5 will be upgrading to the latest (which is php 5.2) and those that are responsible will update anyway. See my drift? Your not going to update to something old would you?
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11-17-2007, 05:31 AM
Post: #18
RE: Discuss: MyBB and 2008 Compatibility Information (PHP 5)
judel Wrote:Well, everybody jumped on the fact that my host is still using 4.x but ignored my question, so I'll post it again. Toungue

Maybe this is a stupid question, but I don't know much about php versions. Why is it 5.2+ instead of 5.0+? Is there not a 5.0 or 5.1?

If so, will people really not be getting support for anything before 5.2, even though they are using php5?
5.2.x is just the most recent version.

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11-17-2007, 06:51 AM
Post: #19
RE: Discuss: MyBB and 2008 Compatibility Information (PHP 5)
Glad to hear it guys. Bleeding edge is the only way to be and I am damn proud of you folks for making the choice.

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11-17-2007, 07:04 AM
Post: #20
RE: Discuss: MyBB and 2008 Compatibility Information (PHP 5)
judel Wrote:Well, everybody jumped on the fact that my host is still using 4.x but ignored my question, so I'll post it again. Toungue

Maybe this is a stupid question, but I don't know much about php versions. Why is it 5.2+ instead of 5.0+? Is there not a 5.0 or 5.1?

If so, will people really not be getting support for anything before 5.2, even though they are using php5?

PHP 5.2.0 was released in November, 2006. The majority of PHP 5 installations will be running PHP 5.2.0+, because most upgrades have happened within the last year.

PHP 5.2.0 contains some of the necessary functions we hope to make use for. If however, people are running anything less then we'll consider adding some type of backwards compatibility to it (not for PHP 4, however)
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