stas

Stas Malyshev , from Zend Technologies
(user votes do not necessarily reflect their company's views)

Positivity over time
Created RFCs
Name # of votes # of comments Approval % Version Target Last update Status
Cleaning up unmaintained extensions 0 0 0% 7.1 2016-08-07 Inactive
Keeping PHPT Tests Green 32 0 100% 1.0 5.5 2014-04-13 Implemented
Combined Comparison (Spaceship) Operator 54 0 79.6% 0.2.1 7.0 2014-02-12 Implemented
Filtered unserialize() 23 0 73.9% 5.6 2013-03-29 Implemented
Fix CURL file uploads 17 0 94.1% 4 5.5 2013-01-06 Implemented
Improved short tags for templating 0 0 0% 5.4 2008-04-03 Implemented
Stream Metadata 0 0 0% 2011-03-13 Implemented
Zend Engine Performance Improvements 0 0 0% 2010-04-13 Implemented
Skipping optional parameters for functions 44 0 38.6% 4 2015-01-01 Declined
Objects as hash keys 30 0 20% 7.0 2014-10-26 Declined
Default constructors 47 0 57.4% 7.0 2014-11-05 Declined
Function call chaining 0 0 0% 2009-01-29 Inactive
Voted RFCs
RFC Question Voted Approval % Correct?
strn(case)cmp supporting a negative length as its third paramter Do you want this feature in PHP 5.4 Yes 68.8% Yes
Const array/string dereference do you think it is okey to apply this to TRUNK(not 5.4)? Yes 100% Yes
Allow arbitrary expression arguments to empty() and isset() Should empty() and isset() accept arbitrary arguments? Yes 85.7% Yes
Allow arbitrary expression arguments to empty() and isset() Which of the language constructs should accept arbitrary arguments? Both empty() and isset() 81% No
Adding hash_pbkdf2 Function rfc/hash_pbkdf2 Yes 100% Yes
array_part Should the current array_part() implementation be merged No 10.5% Yes
Supports finally keyword Should the implementation be merged into trunk? Yes 83.3% Yes
foreach_variable supporting T_LIST Should this RFC be merged into trunk? No 73.3% No
foreach_variable supporting T_LIST Should this RFC(with supporting of silent token) be merged into trunk? No 16.7% Yes
Generators Should generators be merged into master? Yes 96% Yes
Adding simple password hashing API Should the simplified password hashing API indicated here be included in master? Yes 100% Yes
ext/intl::UConverter Should the current UConverter implementation be merged Yes 100% Yes
ext/mysql deprecation If the vote to make ext/mysql generate E_DEPRECATED errors is unsuccessful, what course of action do you think we should take? (b) 100% No
array_column Accept array_column() for inclusion in PHP? Yes 86.4% Yes
Define PHP 5.3 end of life Which EOL period should we choose? One year with security fixes only, announce with 5.5 final release 100% Yes
Remove calls with incompatible Context Deprecate calls with incompatible context in 5.5 and disallow them in the version after (be it 5.6 or 6.0) Yes 100% Yes
Alternative typehinting syntax for accessors Should the proposed typehinting syntax be used instead of the current one? No 20% Yes
Fix CURL file uploads Accept the CURLFile API as preferred solution for file uploads in CURL? Yes 94.1% Yes
PHP CLI changing process title support Accept modifying CLI process title in PHP? Yes 96.6% Yes
Integrating Zend Optimizer+ into the PHP distribution rfc/optimizerplus Integrate into 5.5, even if minor delay required 100% Yes
Trailing comma function args Should the current optional trailing comma implementation be merged No 42.9% Yes
instance counter Should this RFC be implemented? No 6.7% Yes
Internal operator overloading and GMP improvements Should these changes be applied for PHP 5.6? GMP changes 88.2% Yes
Importing namespaced functions RFC/use_function No 80% No
Syntax for variadic functions Should the proposed variadic-function syntax be added in PHP 5.6 (master)? Yes 97.3% Yes
Change crypt() behavior w/o salt Change crypt behavior when salt parameter is omitted. Keep current behavior (Use weak hash) 85.7% No
Extended keyword support Should the extended keyword support patch be merged into master? No 31.3% Yes
Exceptions in the engine Implement in PHP 5.6? No 54.3% No
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
Power Operator Should PHP get a power operator in 5.6? No 71.9% No
Argument Unpacking Implement argument unpacking in PHP 5.6? No 94.1% No
Alphanumeric Decrement Alphanumeric Decrement No 0% Yes
64 bit platform improvements for string length and integer in zval Keep zpp specs l, L, s, p as aliases to i, I, S, P No 46.9% Yes
64 bit platform improvements for string length and integer in zval Keep the old macro names for LONG vs. INT, STRLEN vs. STRSIZE, etc. Yes 43.3% No
64 bit platform improvements for string length and integer in zval Merge this RFC into PHP-5.6 having regard to Vote 2 and 3 No 42.9% Yes
Automatic Property Initialization Automatic Property Initialization No 38.9% Yes
Timing attack safe string comparison function Timing attack safe string comparison function Yes 95.7% Yes
__debugInfo() Merge ___debugInfo() No 88.9% No
__debugInfo() Name ___debugInfo() __debugInfo() 100% 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
Keeping PHPT Tests Green Accept the description in this RFC as an official policy of the PHP project with regard to the tests Yes 100% Yes
Keeping PHPT Tests Green Choose one or more of the four options above of handling bad commits Update test 100% Yes
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 Dereference Merge array dereference into master/PHP 5.7? No 0% Yes
Bare Name Array Literal Merge bare name array literal into master/PHP 5.7? No 17.6% Yes
Uniform Variable Syntax Implement Uniform Variable Syntax in PHP 6? Yes 96.8% Yes
Name of Next Release of PHP Shall the name of PHP NEXT be PHP 6, or PHP 7? PHP 7 100% Yes
intdiv() Merge the intdiv operator patch into master? No 17.2% 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
Abstract syntax tree Use AST implementation in PHP 7? Yes 100% Yes
Integer Semantics Accept the integer semantics RFC and merge patch into master? Yes 66.7% Yes
Make defining multiple default cases in a switch a syntax error switch.default.multiple Yes 100% Yes
Remove alternative PHP tags Remove alternative PHP tags in PHP 7? No 76.5% No
Null Coalesce Operator Approve Null Coalesce Operator RFC and merge patch into master? Yes 91.2% 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 No 26.7% Yes
Filtered unserialize() Approve filtered unserialize() proposal? Yes 73.9% Yes
Safe Casting Functions Should the Safe Casting Functions RFC be accepted, and the patch merged into master? No 23.8% Yes
PHP 7.0 timeline php7timeline Yes 94.4% Yes
Access to aliases definition by reflection Access to aliases definition by reflection No 9.1% Yes
Unicode Codepoint Escape Syntax Accept the Unicode Codepoint Escape Syntax RFC and merge into master? Yes 92% 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? Yes, via method __hash 20% No
IntlChar class Accept the IntlChar RFC and merge into master? Yes 100% Yes
PHP 5.7 Accept the PHP 5.7 RFC? No 42.4% 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 dl() in fpm-fcgi SAPI? Yes 100% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove assignment of new by reference? No 83.8% No
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove support for calls from incompatible context? 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 $is_dst parameter of the mktime() and gmmktime() functions? Yes 100% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Disallow string category names in setlocale()? Yes 96.4% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Disallow enabling unsafe curl uploads? Yes 76% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove preg_replace() eval modifier? Yes 97.1% Yes
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove PDO::PGSQL_ATTR_DISABLE_NATIVE_PREPARED_STATEMENT driver option? No 80% No
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 Remove CN_match and SNI_server_name stream context options? No 80% No
Default constructors Should PHP 7 have default constructor semantics as described in this proposal? Yes 57.4% Yes
Return Type Declarations Typed Returns No 94% No
Remove hex support in numeric strings Remove hex support in numeric strings? Yes 100% Yes
Replacing current json extension with jsond Should jsond based extension replace the current json extension in PHP 7? Yes 100% Yes
Combined Comparison (Spaceship) Operator Accept the Combined Comparison (Spaceship) Operator RFC and merge patch into master? Yes 79.6% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove ext/imap from the core No 42.4% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove ext/mcrypt from the core No 45.5% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove sapi/apache from the core Yes 100% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove sapi/isapi from the core Yes 100% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove sapi/caudium from the core Yes 100% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove sapi/apache2filter from the core Yes 95.8% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove sapi/apache_hooks from the core Yes 100% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove sapi/continuity from the core Yes 100% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove sapi/phttpd from the core Yes 100% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove sapi/pi3web from the core Yes 100% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove sapi/webjames from the core Yes 100% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove sapi/roxen from the core Yes 100% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove sapi/thttpd from the core Yes 100% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove sapi/tux from the core Yes 100% Yes
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions Remove ext/mssql from the core Yes 85% Yes
Scalar Type Hints Accept the Scalar Type Hints RFC and merge patch into master? No 66.3% No
Skipping optional parameters for functions Should PHP 7 support parameter skipping as described in this RFC? Yes 38.6% No
Scalar Type Hints Reserve type names if RFC does not pass? No 80.9% No
Scalar Type Hints Type aliases Allow synonyms 77% Yes
Group Use Declarations Should Grouped Use Declarations be added to PHP 7 No 67.2% No
Allow error_handler callback parameters to be passed by reference Allow error_handler callback parameters to be passed by reference No, Allow none of the parameter be a reference parameter 20% Yes
Expectations Merge changes into master? Yes, without custom exceptions 97.7% No
Remove the date.timezone warning Should the warning about a not set date.timezone ini setting be removed in master? Yes 74.4% Yes
Exceptions in the engine (for PHP 7) Introduce and use BaseException? Yes 67.2% Yes
Exceptions in the engine (for PHP 7) Allow exceptions in the engine and conversion of existing fatals? Yes 96.8% Yes
Remove PHP 4 Constructors remove_php4_constructors No 92.6% No
Introduce script only include/require Introduce script inclusion protection? No 14.3% Yes
Scalar Type Declarations Accept Scalar Type Declarations With Optional Strict Mode? No 69.2% No
Improve array to string conversion array-to-string Yes 77.3% Yes
Context Sensitive Lexer Should PHP7 have a context sensitive lexer? Yes 75% Yes
Make empty() a Variadic Make empty() a Variadic Yes 50% Yes
Coercive Types for Function Arguments coercive_sth Yes 38% No
In Operator Introduce the in operator? No 44.7% Yes
Constructor behaviour of internal classes Constructor behaviour of internal classes No 97% No
Reclassify E_STRICT notices Reclassify E_STRICT notices as described in this RFC? No 87.5% No
Continue output buffering despite aborted connection Continue output buffering on aborted connection? Yes 100% Yes
Anonymous Classes Anonymous Classes Yes 96.2% Yes
Easy User-land CSPRNG Reliable user-land CSPRNG Yes 100% Yes
Strict Argument Count On Function Calls Should PHP7 warn about exceeding argument count on function calls? No 10.5% Yes
Strict Argument Count On Function Calls What's the error level that should be emitted? E_NOTICE 100% Yes
Reserve Even More Types in PHP 7 Reserved Type: scalar No 64.2% No
Reserve Even More Types in PHP 7 Reserved Type: mixed No 73.2% No
Reserve Even More Types in PHP 7 Reserved Type: resource No 69% No
Reserve Even More Types in PHP 7 Reserved Type: object No 81.8% No
Reserve Even More Types in PHP 7 Reserved Type: numeric No 78.6% No
Reserve More Types in PHP 7 reserve_more_types_in_php_7 Yes 95.2% Yes
Improved Error Callback Mechanism improved_error_callback No 87.5% No
Throwable Interface Throwable Interface Yes 100% Yes
Short Closures Short Closures No 42.3% Yes
Support Class Constant Visibility Class Constant Visibility No 93.3% No
Void Return Type Accept the Void Return Type RFC for PHP 7.1 and merge patch into master? No 84.1% No
PHP 5 Support Timeline Extend the support timeline of PHP 5? Yes 95.5% Yes
PHP 5 Support Timeline Extend the support timeline to: 1 year Active Support 2 years Security Support 100% Yes
Number Format Separator Include a Digit Separator into PHP No 52.6% No
Deprecate mb_ereg_replace eval option Deprecate mb_ereg_replace eval option Yes 100% Yes
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
Precise Session Management Precise Session Data Management No 57.7% No
Null Coalescing Assignment Operator Approve Equal Null Coalesce Operator RFC and merge patch into master? Yes 90.2% Yes
"var" Deprecation Deprecate `var` in 7.1 and remove it from 8.0? No 57.4% No
IntlTimeZone::getWindowsID() Approve get-windows-id RFC and merge oatch into master? Yes 100% Yes
Catching Multiple Exception Types Should milti-catch be added to PHP 7.1 Yes 87% Yes
Nullable Types Accept explicitly nullable types? (2/3 affirmative required) No 95.3% No
Nullable Types Merge which features? (majority wins) Only nullable return types 100% No
Attributes What may be used as attribute value? (simple majority wins) Valid PHP expression (internally represented as AST) 100% No
Attributes Accept PHP Attributes? (2/3+1 majority required) Yes 38.9% No
Closure from callable function Accept Closure from Callble? (50%+1 majority required) Yes 100% Yes
Callable Prototypes Accept callable prototypes? No 48.6% Yes
Replace "Missing argument" warning with "Too few arguments" exception Replace Yes 78% Yes
Typed Properties Merge typed properties ? No 59.6% No
Add curl_multi_errno(), curl_share_errno() and curl_share_strerror() Should those functions should be added in 7.1 Yes 100% Yes
Union Types Merge union types No 37.9% Yes
Union Types Replace ?QuestionMarkNullables by union | null No 19.2% Yes
Union Types Include true/false types No 17.9% Yes
Iterable Add iterable type to PHP 7.1 No 94.6% No
ReflectionType Improvements Accept ReflectionType Improvements RFC? No 38.5% Yes
Additional Context in pcntl_signal Handler Provide additional context in pcntl signal handler? Yes 100% Yes
RNG fixes and changes Alias rand() to mt_rand() Yes 84% Yes
RNG fixes and changes Replace insecure uses of php_rand() with php_random_bytes() Yes 100% Yes
RNG fixes and changes Fix RAND_RANGE() Yes 100% Yes
RNG fixes and changes Make array_rand() more efficient Yes 100% Yes
Enable session.use_strict_mode by default Enable session.use_strict_mode by default Yes 50% No
Session ID without hashing Session ID without hashing Re-vote: INI option Use compatible defaults (No BC break) 100% Yes
Session ID without hashing Session ID without hashing Re-vote Yes 100% Yes
New operator (short tag) for context-dependent escaping Is default handler required, with a possibility to fully unregister it? No 0% 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
New operator (short tag) for context-dependent escaping Is it needed to wrap the functions into static class? No 0% Yes
New operator (short tag) for context-dependent escaping Is the comma suitable as a separation sign? Yes 76.9% Yes
Add session_create_id() function Add session_create_id() frunction Yes 88.9% Yes
Add session_gc() Add session_gc() function Yes 100% Yes
Add PHP Engine Identifier Constant Add PHP_(*_)ENGINE(_ID) constants No 17.6% Yes
Add PHP Engine Identifier Constant Add PHP_ENGINE constant Yes 47.1% No
get_class() disallow null parameter get_class() disallow null parameter Yes 83.3% Yes
Security Issue Classification Officially adopt the proposed security issue classification scheme ? Yes 100% 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 $php_errormsg Yes 100% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove __autoload Yes 97.1% 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 assert() with string argument Yes 96.2% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove each() No 75% No
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove mbstring.func_overload Yes 100% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove create_function() Yes 100% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove $errcontext argument of error handler Yes 88% Yes
Deprecations for PHP 7.2 Deprecate and subsequently remove parse_str() without second argument Yes 100% 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 interface implementations on a class No 21.6% Yes
Trailing Commas In List Syntax Allow trailing commas in use lists for anonymous functions No 42.1% Yes
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 grouped namepaces No 76.9% No
Deprecate and remove INTL_IDNA_VARIANT_2003 Deprecate and remove INTL_IDNA_VARIANT_2003 Yes 100% Yes
Binary String Deprecation Binary String Deprecation No 59.4% No
list() Reference Assignment list() Reference Assignments Yes 70.8% 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
Allow abstract function override Accept abstract function override? Yes 84.2% Yes
Object typehint Accepting the object typehint RFC for PHP 7.2? No 91.4% No
Object typehint Object type should implement variance? No 33.3% Yes
Deprecate MD5 checksums from Release process Should MD5 checksums be left in or removed? Remove 100% Yes
Deprecate MD5 checksums from Release process Remove immediately or deprecate prior to removal? Remove Now 100% Yes
Doxygen Document with Doxygen? Yes 40.7% No
Class Naming Should we update the coding standard? Yes 65.4% Yes
Class Naming What class naming style should we use? PascalCase except Acronyms 100% 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? No 43.6% Yes
Allow a trailing comma in function calls Allow a trailing comma in function calls Yes 75% Yes
Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc Syntaxes Remove the trailing new line requirement from the closing marker? No 76.5% No
Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc Syntaxes Allow for the closing marker to be indented and for the leading whitespace to be stripped? No 82.8% No
PCRE2 migration PCRE2 migration Yes 100% Yes
Arrays starting with a negative index Deprecation notice for 7.3 No 36.4% Yes