On Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 8:12 AM, James Forrester
> On 23 October 2014 18:39, Legoktm <legoktm.wikipedia(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > As part of the
librarization project, we are planning on taking the
> > CSSJanus library that is currently in includes/lib/ and bringing it in
> > with composer. However, it requires PHP >=5.3.3 in its
> > Krinkle has stated that is due to the fact that it has only been
> > tested on 5.3.3 and higher, and it's also what travis-ci provides.
> > After doing some
research, it appears that we would be dropping
> > support for Ubuntu 10.04LTS, which has security support until April
> > 2015. MediaWiki 1.25.0 is expected to be released in May 2015.
> > Does anyone have any
objections to dropping 5.3.2 support? I've
> >  that actually increments the required version number.
> I understood that the vague plan was to switch over to
> and that we'd only waited because Wikimedia wasn't ready yet. Has this
> changed? I know a number of people have talked about wanting to use PHP
Yes, but that's longer term.
How much longer? 1.25 is May 2015; Wikimedia's ZAP -> HAT migration is
nominally to be finished within a month…
Sure, if announcing a 1.25 dependency change and then changing the change
later won't disrupt people too much.
(Copying the main MediaWiki-l list for those who don't follow wikitech-l)
James D. Forrester
Product Manager, Editing
Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
jforrester(a)wikimedia.org | @jdforrester