If you’re planning to build an apps in PHP4, then you must have missed this announcement,
The PHP development team hereby announces that support for PHP 4 will continue until the end of this year only. After 2007-12-31 there will be no more releases of PHP 4.4. We will continue to make critical security fixes available on a case-by-case basis until 2008-08-08. Please use the rest of this year to make your application suitable to run on PHP 5.
Yeah, finally. Let’s start a new day with PHP5. Don’t worry about the things, you’re not alone. And we have a fantastic framework too.