Re: [PHP-DEV] Deprecate and remove case-insensitive constants?

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September 12, 2017 21:02 cmbecker69@gmx.de ("Christoph M. Becker")
On 12.09.2017 at 21:55, Sara Golemon wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 7:43 PM, Stanislav Malyshev <smalyshev@gmail.com> wrote: > >> I'm worried about TRUE vs. True vs. true though - I've see all of those used >> around the code (not tRuE though ;) and breaking that would add a ton of >> meaningless work to maintainers without any upside. Same with NULL/null etc. > > We could always special case these in the lexer, or during > compile-time constant folding. I agree they're a concern (and already > noted as much in my previous reply), but they're an entirely tractable > concern.
Sorry, I forgot to mention these special constants which are reserved words right now. Of course, these have to stay case-insensitive, and we simply could promote them to keywords which are case-insensitive, anyway. -- Christoph M. Becker