Starting on 01 January 2007, all new code that is suggested for
inclusion into PEAR must be
E_STRICT-compatible. This means that it must
not produce any warnings or errors when PHP's error reporting level
is set to
E_ALL | E_STRICT.
The development of existing packages that are not
E_STRICT-compatible can continue as usual. If
however a new major version of the package is
released, this major version must then be
More details on this part of the Coding Standards can be found in the corresponding RFC.