Re: [PHP-DEV] [RFC][VOTE] Deprecate curly brace syntax for accessingarray elements and string offsets

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July 4, 2019 22:22 bjorn.x.larsson@telia.com (=?UTF-8?Q?Bj=c3=b6rn_Larsson?=)
Den 2019-07-03 kl. 19:22, skrev Claude Pache:

> >> Le 3 juil. 2019 à 17:59, Nikita Popov ppv@gmail.com> a écrit : >> >> On Wed, Jul 3, 2019 at 4:41 PM Levi Morrison <levim@php.net> wrote: >> >>> Was any analysis of usage done for top open source projects? I support >>> this direction, but would prefer to know its current impact before >>> voting. >>> >> I checked top 2k projects with a 2-3 months outdated data set. Here is the >> analysis log: https://gist.github.com/nikic/b5f811e0423bf051f4492cd6e0c0273e >> >> Overall there were ~2.2k individual uses of alternative array syntax. To >> put that into context, there 888.3k total array accesses in the data set, >> which puts usage at about 0.25%. Uses are usually clustered, i.e. if >> alternative array syntax is used in a file, it will be used many times. >> >> Nikita > It ought to be noted that the alternative syntax is used essentially for strings, not for arrays proper. In fact, I expect that it is used almost exclusively for strings. > > That means, most probably: ~2.2k uses of alternative syntax for direct byte access in strings among 888.3k for byte access in strings AND direct element access in arrays. > > —Claude Hi,
Would it be possible to compare the string access only for both curly & straight braces and the same for array access? r//Björn L