Of course, all this means is that now you'll get deprecation warnings when you try to use it, if your error_reporting level is set to include E_DEPRECATED. (Which means that once people start using 5.5 in any numbers, we'll start getting posts here about "Why am I getting this warning...?")
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Yeah, we still get posts asking about that error with ereg* which has been deprecated over 3 years.
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