bwoebi

Bob Weinand

Positivity over time
Created RFCs
Name # of votes # of comments Approval % Version Target Last update Status
Arrow Functions 0 0 0% 2016-08-14 Inactive
unset(): return bool if the variable has existed 0 0 0% 0.61 5.6 2013-03-06 Inactive
Enumerated Types 0 0 0% 2015-04-09 In draft
Square bracket syntax for array destructuring assignment 41 0 100% 7.1 2016-04-07 Implemented
Remove the date.timezone warning 43 0 74.4% 7.0 2015-01-27 Implemented
Fast Parameter Parsing API 20 0 95% 7.0 2014-05-23 Implemented
Constant Scalar Expressions 18 0 88.9% 5.6 2013-11-03 Implemented
Union Types 83 0 25% 7.1 2015-02-14 Declined
In Operator 47 0 44.7% 0.5 7.0 2015-03-15 Declined
Extended keyword support 16 0 31.3% 5.x 2013-09-14 Declined
Short Closures 52 0 42.3% 7.x 2015-05-01 Declined
Basic Scalar Types 0 0 0% 7.0 2015-03-11 Declined
Voted RFCs
RFC Question Voted Approval % Correct?
Extended keyword support Should the extended keyword support patch be merged into master? Yes 31.3% No
Constant Scalar Expressions Should the patch for this RFC be merged into PHP 5.6? Yes 88.9% Yes
Exceptions in the engine Implement in PHP 5.6? Yes 54.3% Yes
phpdbg Distribute phpdbg with PHP5.6+ Yes 100% Yes
TLS Peer Verification Should PHP verify client peers by default in PHP 5.6? Yes 100% Yes
Argument Unpacking Implement argument unpacking in PHP 5.6? Yes 94.1% Yes
Power Operator Should PHP get a power operator in 5.6? Yes, non associative 71.9% No
Automatic Property Initialization Automatic Property Initialization Yes 38.9% No
Timing attack safe string comparison function Timing attack safe string comparison function Yes 95.7% Yes
__debugInfo() Name ___debugInfo() __debugInfo() 100% Yes
__debugInfo() Merge ___debugInfo() Yes (5.6) 88.9% Yes
Alternative implementation of mbstring using ICU Include mbstring-ng for PHP-5.6 as EXPERIMENTAL module No 9.1% Yes
Improved TLS Defaults Should the proposed TLS changes be merged for 5.6? Yes 100% Yes
Introduce session_start() options - read_only, unsafe_lock, lazy_write and lazy_destroy Read only, lazy write option Yes 90% Yes
Introduce session_start() options - read_only, unsafe_lock, lazy_write and lazy_destroy Unsafe lock option No 12.5% Yes
Introduce session_start() options - read_only, unsafe_lock, lazy_write and lazy_destroy Lazy destroy option No 14.3% Yes
Improve HTML escape Add / escape and Make ENT_QUOTES default No 28.6% Yes
Array Of Array Of Type Hinting No 20% Yes
64 bit platform improvements for string length and integer in zval Accept this RFC for PHP6 (or whatever next major is called) No 54.9% No
64 bit platform improvements for string length and integer in zval Merge strategy Phpng 100% Yes
Fix handling of custom session handler return values Fix custom session save handler using the patch as written Yes 100% Yes
Fix handling of custom session handler return values Which version? 5.7 or later 100% Yes
Bare Name Array Literal Merge bare name array literal into master/PHP 5.7? No 17.6% Yes
Bare Name Array Dereference Merge array dereference into master/PHP 5.7? No 0% Yes
Catchable "call to a member function of a non-object" Catchable Call to a member function bar() on a non-object Yes 100% Yes
Uniform Variable Syntax Implement Uniform Variable Syntax in PHP 6? Yes 96.8% Yes
intdiv() If the operator vote fails to achieve a 2/3 majority, should the intdiv() function patch be merged into master? Yes 100% Yes
intdiv() Merge the intdiv operator patch into master? No 17.2% Yes
Move the phpng branch into master Move phpng to master? Yes 95.9% Yes
Abstract syntax tree Use AST implementation in PHP 7? Yes 100% Yes
Make defining multiple default cases in a switch a syntax error switch.default.multiple Yes 100% Yes
Integer Semantics Accept the integer semantics RFC and merge patch into master? Yes 66.7% Yes
Null Coalesce Operator Approve Null Coalesce Operator RFC and merge patch into master? Yes 91.2% Yes
Remove alternative PHP tags Remove alternative PHP tags in PHP 7? Yes 76.5% Yes
Fix list() behavior inconsistency Fix list() behavior inconsistency? Enable string handling in all cases 100% No
loop + or control structure Loop + or control structure in PHP 7 Yes 26.7% No
PHP 7.0 timeline php7timeline Yes 94.4% Yes
ZPP Failure on Overflow Accept the ZPP Failure on Overflow RFC and merge into master? Yes 100% Yes
Access to aliases definition by reflection Access to aliases definition by reflection No 9.1% Yes
Native TLS Native TLS Yes 100% Yes
Static classes Static classes No 29.4% Yes
Objects as hash keys Should we support using objects as keys as described in this proposal? No 20% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Unbundle the ext/ereg extension? Yes 92.5% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Unbundle the ext/mysql extension? Yes 70% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove assignment of new by reference? Yes 83.8% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove dl() in fpm-fcgi SAPI? Yes 100% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove listed deprecated functions? Yes 100% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove (set_)magic_quotes_runtime() functions? Yes 100% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove xsl.security_prefs ini directive? Yes 100% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove extension specific encoding ini directives? Yes 100% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove preg_replace() eval modifier? Yes 97.1% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove CN_match and SNI_server_name stream context options? Yes 80% Yes
PHP 5.7 Accept the PHP 5.7 RFC? Yes 42.4% No
Return Type Declarations Typed Returns Yes 94% Yes
Turn gc_collect_cycles into function pointer Turn gc_collect_cycles into function pointer? Yes 100% Yes
Fast Parameter Parsing API Should PHP 7 have Fast Parameter Parsing API? Yes 95% Yes
Default constructors Should PHP 7 have default constructor semantics as described in this proposal? No 57.4% No
Replacing current json extension with jsond Should jsond based extension replace the current json extension in PHP 7? Yes 100% Yes
Remove hex support in numeric strings Remove hex support in numeric strings? Yes 100% Yes
Combined Comparison (Spaceship) Operator Accept the Combined Comparison (Spaceship) Operator RFC and merge patch into master? No 79.6% No
Fix "foreach" behavior Fix foreach behavoir? Yes 97.1% Yes
Fix "foreach" behavior Stop using internal array/object pointer in foreach by reference? Yes 97.1% Yes
Scalar Type Hints Type aliases Allow synonyms 77% Yes
Scalar Type Hints Accept the Scalar Type Hints RFC and merge patch into master? No 66.3% No
Scalar Type Hints Reserve type names if RFC does not pass? Yes 80.9% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove ext/imap from the core Yes 42.4% No
Big Integer Support Big Integer Support RFC Yes 58.3% Yes
Remove the date.timezone warning Should the warning about a not set date.timezone ini setting be removed in master? Yes 74.4% Yes
Expectations Merge changes into master? Yes, without custom exceptions 97.7% No
Add pecl_http to core Add pecl_http to the core? No 28.1% Yes
Add pecl_http to core Namespace prefix for pecl_http Http 100% Yes
Remove PHP 4 Constructors remove_php4_constructors Yes 92.6% Yes
Exceptions in the engine (for PHP 7) Allow exceptions in the engine and conversion of existing fatals? Yes 96.8% Yes
Exceptions in the engine (for PHP 7) Introduce and use BaseException? No 67.2% No
Introduce script only include/require Introduce script inclusion protection? No 14.3% Yes
Context Sensitive Lexer Should PHP7 have a context sensitive lexer? Yes 75% Yes
Improve array to string conversion array-to-string Yes 77.3% Yes
Make empty() a Variadic Make empty() a Variadic Yes 50% Yes
Generator Return Expressions Allow Generator return expressions in PHP7 Yes 100% Yes
Coercive Types for Function Arguments coercive_sth No 38% Yes
Scalar Type Declarations Accept Scalar Type Declarations With Optional Strict Mode? No 69.2% No
Anonymous Classes Anonymous Classes No 96.2% No
Reclassify E_STRICT notices Reclassify E_STRICT notices as described in this RFC? Yes 87.5% Yes
Constructor behaviour of internal classes Constructor behaviour of internal classes Yes 97% Yes
Generator Delegation Allow Generator delegation in PHP7 Yes 100% Yes
In Operator Introduce the in operator? Yes 44.7% No
Reserve Even More Types in PHP 7 Reserved Type: resource No 69% No
Reserve Even More Types in PHP 7 Reserved Type: mixed No 73.2% No
Reserve Even More Types in PHP 7 Reserved Type: numeric Yes 78.6% Yes
Reserve Even More Types in PHP 7 Reserved Type: object No 81.8% No
Reserve More Types in PHP 7 reserve_more_types_in_php_7 Yes 95.2% Yes
Reserve Even More Types in PHP 7 Reserved Type: scalar No 64.2% No
Improved Error Callback Mechanism improved_error_callback Yes 87.5% Yes
Random Functions Throwing Exceptions in PHP 7 Should this RFC be accepted for 7.0 Yes 93.3% Yes
Short Closures Short Closures Yes 42.3% No
Support Class Constant Visibility Class Constant Visibility Yes 93.3% Yes
ext/curl HTTP/2 Server Push Support Add HTTP/2 Server Push Support to ext/curl Yes 100% Yes
PHP 5 Support Timeline Extend the support timeline to: 1 year Active Support 1 year Security Support 100% No
PHP 5 Support Timeline Extend the support timeline of PHP 5? Yes 95.5% Yes
OpenSSL AEAD support Include AEAD support to OpenSSL extension No 63.6% No
Allow specifying keys in list() Accept the Allow specifying keys in list() RFC for PHP 7.1, and merge the patch into master? Yes 67.6% Yes
Generalize support of negative string offsets Generalize support of negative string offsets Yes 100% Yes
Deprecate (then Remove) Mcrypt Deprecate then Remove Mcrypt from the PHP Core? Yes 79.3% Yes
Warn about invalid strings in arithmetic Accept the Warn about invalid strings in arithmetic v1.1 RFC for PHP 7.1? Yes 96.7% Yes
"var" Deprecation Deprecate `var` in 7.1 and remove it from 8.0? Yes 57.4% Yes
Catching Multiple Exception Types Should milti-catch be added to PHP 7.1 Yes 87% Yes
Square bracket syntax for array destructuring assignment Accept the RFC Square bracket syntax for array destructuring assignment for PHP 7.1? Yes 100% Yes
Fix overflow in octal parsing Raise warning on octal interpolation overflow? Yes 97.4% Yes
Nullable Types Merge which features? (majority wins) Both nullable parameter and return types 100% Yes
Nullable Types Accept explicitly nullable types? (2/3 affirmative required) No 95.3% No
Attributes What may be used as attribute value? (simple majority wins) Valid PHP expression (internally represented as AST) 100% No
Closure from callable function Accept Closure from Callble? (50%+1 majority required) Yes 100% Yes
Functional Interfaces Accept functional interfaces? (2/3+1 majority required) Yes 24.1% No
Callable Prototypes Accept callable prototypes? No 48.6% Yes
Fix inconsistent behavior of $this variable Fix inconsistent behavior of $this variable? Yes 100% Yes
Replace "Missing argument" warning with "Too few arguments" exception Replace Yes 78% Yes
Union Types Merge union types Yes 37.9% No
Union Types Include true/false types Yes 17.9% No
Union Types Replace ?QuestionMarkNullables by union | null Yes 19.2% No
Typed Properties Merge typed properties ? Yes 59.6% Yes
Iterable Add iterable type to PHP 7.1 Yes 94.6% Yes
Throw Error in Extensions Merge patch for PHP 7.1 Yes 100% Yes
Asynchronous Signal Handling (without TICKs) Asynchronous Signal Handling Yes 100% Yes
Asynchronous Signal Handling (without TICKs) Chose between old and new behavior in PHP 7.* using Pcntl_async_signals() function 100% Yes
ReflectionType Improvements Accept ReflectionType Improvements RFC? Yes 38.5% No
Additional Context in pcntl_signal Handler Provide additional context in pcntl signal handler? Yes 100% Yes
New operator (short tag) for context-dependent escaping Add new operator (short tag) for context-dependent escaping to next PHP 7.x? No 0% Yes
Add validation functions to filter module Add validation functions to filter module No 6.7% Yes
E_WARNING for invalid container read array-access E_WARNING for invalid container read array-access Yes 82.6% Yes
Add PHP Engine Identifier Constant Add PHP_(*_)ENGINE(_ID) constants No 17.6% Yes
Add PHP Engine Identifier Constant Add PHP_ENGINE constant No 47.1% Yes
get_class() disallow null parameter get_class() disallow null parameter Yes 83.3% Yes
Counting of non-countable objects Counting of non-countable objects Yes 100% Yes
Convert numeric keys in object/array casts Accept the Convert numeric keys in object/array casts RFC for PHP 7.2? Yes 95.5% Yes
Debugging PDO Prepared Statement Emulation Debugging PDO Prepared Statement Emulation No 56.3% No
Deprecate png2wbmp() and jpeg2wbmp() Deprecate png2wbmp() and jpeg2wbmp() Yes 100% Yes
User defined session serializer Add user defined session serializer No 47.4% Yes
Throwable error code's type generalization Accept Throwables error code generalization? Yes 54.2% Yes
Parameter Type Widening Parameter Type Widening Yes 82.8% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove __autoload Yes 97.1% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove $php_errormsg Yes 100% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove (unset) cast Yes 96.6% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove create_function() Yes 100% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove mbstring.func_overload Yes 100% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove parse_str() without second argument Yes 100% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove gmp_random() Yes 100% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove $errcontext argument of error handler Yes 88% Yes
Migration Hash Context from Resource to Object Change HashContext to an object Yes 100% Yes
Migration Hash Context from Resource to Object Merge one or both diffs Frozen 100% Yes
Trailing Commas In List Syntax Allow trailing commas in grouped namepaces No 76.9% No
Trailing Commas In List Syntax Allow trailing commas in class member lists No 19.4% Yes
Trailing Commas In List Syntax Allow trailing commas in trait implementations on a class No 19.4% Yes
Trailing Commas In List Syntax Allow trailing commas in interface implementations on a class No 21.6% Yes
Trailing Commas In List Syntax Allow trailing commas in function/method arguments (declarations and calls) No 54.5% No
Trailing Commas In List Syntax Allow trailing commas in use lists for anonymous functions No 42.1% Yes
Make Libsodium a Core Extension Use the current PECL syntax? No, sodium_foo 100% Yes
Make Libsodium a Core Extension Libsodium as a Core Extension in PHP 7.2 Yes 100% Yes
Binary String Deprecation Binary String Deprecation Yes 59.4% Yes
list() Reference Assignment list() Reference Assignments Yes 70.8% Yes
Deprecate and Remove Bareword (Unquoted) Strings Raise severity of undefined constants to E_WARNING in 7.2, and Error in 8.0? Yes 100% Yes
Allow abstract function override Accept abstract function override? Yes 84.2% Yes
Object typehint Object type should implement variance? Yes 33.3% No
Allow loading extensions by name Allow loading extensions by name Yes 81% Yes
Doxygen Document with Doxygen? No 40.7% Yes
Class Naming Should we update the coding standard? No 65.4% No
Class Naming What class naming style should we use? PascalCase except Acronyms 100% Yes
Unary null coalescing operator Accept and merge unary null coalescing operator for PHP 7.2? No 25% Yes
Same Site Cookie Add samesite argument to setcookie, setrawcookie and session_set_cookie_params functions? No 0% Yes
Same Site Cookie Allow setcookie, setrawcookie and session_set_cookie_params to accept an array of options as fourth/second parameter, with the possible options being path, domain, secure, httponly and samesite? Yes 87.5% Yes
UUID Add UUID value object to PHP standard module? Yes 43.6% No
JSON_THROW_ON_ERROR Accept and merge JSON_THROW_ON_ERROR for PHP 7.3? Yes 100% Yes
Allow a trailing comma in function calls Allow a trailing comma in function calls No 75% No
Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc Syntaxes Remove the trailing new line requirement from the closing marker? Yes 76.5% Yes
PCRE2 migration PCRE2 migration Yes 100% Yes
Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc Syntaxes Allow for the closing marker to be indented and for the leading whitespace to be stripped? Yes 82.8% Yes
Arrays starting with a negative index Deprecation notice for 7.3 Yes 36.4% No
Arrays starting with a negative index Arrays starting with a negative index for 8.0 Yes 89.5% Yes