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Hannes Magnusson's Blog:
Most PHP releases in August!
Aug 11, 2009 @ 09:47:59

Hannes Magnusson has posted a few useless statistics about the PHP language including:

  • Since PHP 3.0.18 (released October 2000) (no, php.net doesn't keep release records before that for some reason) 60 PHP releases have been made.
  • There have only been 2 releases in 2009 so far
  • The 89th, 121st, 122nd, 194th, 228th, 241st and the 349th day of the year have had 2 releases each
  • The 18th week of the year is most likely to have an release, whole 8 releases have been made in that week!
  • 26 PHP releases have been on Thursdays

He also includes a snippet of code that can be used to pull together some of these stats yourself (with only a few errors thrown).

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