Issues with the e-mail cloak and a use of PHP 5.3+

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Display issues with the use of email cloaking when using PHP 5.3+

Errors reported

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STATIC

Versions affected

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General Information

This pertains only to Joomla! version(s):- 2.5.23

What is the cause


How to fix

Update to the latest version of 2.5, which currently is 2.5.28.