[php-maint] Re: php5 json

Pierre Habouzit pierre.habouzit at m4x.org
Sun Apr 8 10:21:10 UTC 2007

On Sun, Apr 08, 2007 at 10:51:31AM +0200, sean finney wrote:
> hey pierre,
> On Fri, 2007-04-06 at 22:02 +0200, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> >   I'm the current maintainer for php-json, that is now integrated
> > upstream in php5. It seems more sensible that you take maintenance over
> > from php5, but we need to coordinate the upload.
> > 
> >   Please tell me how you want to do that. Given how small this extension
> > is, it makes perfectly sense to build it in php5, but that's obviously
> > up to you.
> sorry no one has responded yet on this.

  NP, it's not urgent at all.

> i'm not too familiar with this module, but if it's now part of the php
> upstream tarball then i agree it makes sense to provide it by the php
> source package.  does the module have any deps or build-deps?

  No it's a very tiny module that has a JSON parser and encoder, it
provides 3 PHP functions only (json is the javascript serialization
syntax for arrays, objects and stuff, and it's quite commonly used in
ajax applications). It's self contained.

>  if not i say we just build it into the main php packages and set up
> an appropriate upgrade path.  otherwise i guess we can have another
> module package for it.

  I'd go for the former, but that's your call :)

·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder at debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org
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