The following new extensions are added (by default) as of PHP 5.3.0:
- An abstraction layer above various spelling libraries
- An improved and more solid replacement, featuring full BC, for the
Mimetype extension, which has been
- Internationalization extension. INTL is a wrapper around the
» ICU library.
- Implementation of PHP-Archive files.
- Support for SQLite version 3 databases.
mysqlnd is a new core library shipped with PHP. It is a PHP-specific
replacement for libmysql. mysqlnd will be used to build the
and PDO_MySQL extensions if libmysql
isnt found on the system. It may also be used instead of libmysql even when
libmysql is present. mysqlnd is recommended for all PHP installations for
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