They can still choose not to use php 7.4. Even in my shared hosting I can choose php version for every single domain.Does anyone know what changes in PHP7.4 would make xf1.5 incompatible with it?
Some of the deprecations in PHP 7.4 include:
Considering that around 60% of xenforo websites still seem to be on XF1, and quite a few of those seem to be currently stuck there, it would be nice to find a solution to the PHP7.4 upgrade for xf1.
- Short open tags are to be removed.
- The left-associative ternary operator will likely be removed, which means you’ll have to use explicit parentheses instead.
- Curly brace syntax are no longer used, only square brackets.
- Change the Precedence of the Concatenation Operator