rfc:counterargument:deprecate_php_short_tags

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rfc:counterargument:deprecate_php_short_tags [2019/08/05 23:08]
zeev Add another reason to keep short tags
rfc:counterargument:deprecate_php_short_tags [2019/08/05 23:09] (current)
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 === Reason #2:  Short tags are de-facto opt-in === === Reason #2:  Short tags are de-facto opt-in ===
  
-Even though short tags are enabled by default in most PHP binaries - in practice, they are disabled by default via configuration in virtually all mainstream PHP distributions. ​ This includes PHP in all mainstream Linux distros, XAMPP, macOS - and any distribution that uses one of the recommended INI files. ​ This means that in practice, users who want to use short tags need to take a concrete step to enable them - making it a lot less likely that they would be using them unintentionally in code that is meant to be portable.+Even though short tags are enabled by default in most PHP binaries - in practice, they are disabled by default via configuration in virtually all mainstream PHP distributions. ​ This includes PHP in all mainstream Linux distros, XAMPP, macOS - and any distribution that uses one of the recommended INI files. 
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 +In practice, ​it means that users who want to use short tags need to take a concrete step to enable them - making it a lot less likely that they would be using them unintentionally in code that is meant to be portable.
  
 === Reason #3:  Removing short tags would bring needless headache to our users === === Reason #3:  Removing short tags would bring needless headache to our users ===
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