> On Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 3:06 PM Olumide Samson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> On Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 8:00 PM Michael Babker email@example.com>
>> > On Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 1:51 PM Peter Kokot <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> > > Just a dumb idea, since there clearly is a majority in favor of the
>> > > change with these warnings and strictness and all that now... Why not
>> > > making something like an LTS PHP 7.x where all the legacy code would
>> > > work OK as long as practically possible and 8.x+ would be the future
>> > > of what the developers want and not what business wants? One who won't
>> > > upgrade due to the BC breaks also won't need the new features anyway
>> > > very realistically.
>> > >
>> > Please don't tie the notion of LTS with the idea that a new major can
>> > BC at will or create larger scale breaks because the previous major has
>> > extended support. Sooner or later that will end up back at the ++ idea
>> > fragmentation encouraged by the language is a bad idea.
>> Not sure you are really seeing the goal...
>> Why is LTS not a good idea?
>> And, if the majority want this or that, can we just blow everything into
>> full dictatorship where i can host my fork of PHP doing uncountable
>> unwanted things i can call it..?
>> Any which way, i think the majority of us are tired of writing bad codes,
>> but since the language is allowing it we don't have choices than to spend
>> some hours or weeks later debugging the wrong or right line we did that
>> last "big mistake", who knows there might be another line smiling coz i
>> haven't detected it...
> I can write good code without sacrificing the flexibility provided by PHP.
> Don't force ME to write code a specific way because you aren't disciplined
> enough to not write bad code without the compiler forcing you to do things
> a certain way.
> Of all of the justifications for this RFC I've heard, "I can't stop
> writing bad code as long as I'm allowed to" has to be the worst.
> Yea, that's just one of the popular reasons, there are more if you go on
Stack Overflow and see what this dynamism(my foot) has caused to real-world
codes and fortunes that has been lost due to it(Which i'm also a testimony
to the fact).