Re: [PHP-DEV] [RFC][DISCUSSION] PHP Namespace in core

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April 15, 2020 19:39 george.banyard@gmail.com ("G. P. B.")
On Wed, 15 Apr 2020 at 18:39, Marcio Almada web2@gmail.com> wrote:

> > > > Hi internals, > > > > I hope you're doing well. > > > > I'd like to announce the PHP Namespace in core RFC for discussion. > > The RFC is authored by me together with George Peter Banyard and it's > > purpose > > is nothing more like to allow the use of PHP Namespace in the core. > > > > The RFC is described at https://wiki.php.net/rfc/php-namespace-in-core > > > > Best Regards, > > Michał Brzuchalski > > Hello, > > Even though I'm fond to the idea of languages having the official > stdlib contained > into a single space, there seems to be no practicality on a \PHP namespace > usage > at this point IMMO. > > We would be in a situation where things are either mixed in and out > the new namespace > - Should I `use function PHP\{json_encode, json_decode}` or was it in > the root??? - or > everything that already exists must first receive an alias into this > new namespace, to allow > consistency... but then there would probably be no plans ever to > actually move existing stuff > into the new prefix in the future. > > With the lack of a feasible roadmap, I'd rather vote on doing nothing for > now :/ > > Thanks, > Márcio > > -- > PHP Internals - PHP Runtime Development Mailing List > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > As mentioned by Michal, JSON is not a core engine extension, you can even
compile a version of PHP without JSON support therefore compared to the parallel discussion this extension would not be included in the PHP namespace. Best regards George P. Banyard