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> Each of those changes will have to be coded, tested, written-off, released, tested by the clients since this is tax data and has to be precise for tax planning and retirement planning.

Considering the filer of the report goes on to say this, at what point did they fail to realise that moving from an "old PHP 5.1.6 Solaris 8 box" to an "RHEL5 with 5.3.1" should have required the same level of testing and signing off?

No sympathy for a developer who completely changes their environment (OS, PHP version, at the very least) and then bitches about stuff they failed to anticipate not working. This is not a reflection on PHP, for once.

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