[FX.php List] [OFF] Updating PHP?
jsfmp at earthlink.net
Tue Jun 25 14:18:05 MDT 2013
Thanks Leo & Steve
That's always been my way -- just like w/ jQuery on existing sites.
Thanks for the corroboration :)
On Jun 25, 2013, at 12:55 PM, Steve Winter wrote:
> I would concur - only upgrade if you need something, which may be a security fix, however I wouldn't ordinarily expect to need to another full release (5.5 as opposed to 5.4.x) to resolve a security issue.
> One of the risks of moving to a new version is deprecation of functions/functionality (and we all remember the v11 API and it's screens-full of deprecation warnings), so unless you've got really good regression tests in place, or the site is small enough to be able to ensure you've tested every piece of functionality there's a risk that something may break without you being aware of it…
>> If it works, don't fix it. Unless you need new features in it or there are security aspects you need to patch with it.
>> 25 jun 2013 kl. 21.29 skrev Joel Shapiro:
>>> Hi all
>>> PHP 5.5 was released last week.
>>> I'm curious: Do any of you update the PHP on your existing sites? Do you do so for any reasons other than security issues?
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