rfc:deprecate-backtick-operator-v2

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rfc:deprecate-backtick-operator-v2 [2019/10/31 15:34]
marandall Opening vote
rfc:deprecate-backtick-operator-v2 [2019/10/31 17:46]
marandall
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 Should the operator eventually be removed, there would be a BC break that would require code using it to be updated to reflect the alternative mechanisms documented in "Program Execution Functions", specifically shell_exec which is functionally identical.  Should the operator eventually be removed, there would be a BC break that would require code using it to be updated to reflect the alternative mechanisms documented in "Program Execution Functions", specifically shell_exec which is functionally identical. 
  
-For most cases, this should be an easy upgrade route as there is a 1-to-1 replacement between `expression` and shell_exec("expression"), and should complete removal eventually become viable, scripts are already available to migrate, such as CS-Fixer with the backtick_to_shell_exec flag, see https://github.com/FriendsOfPHP/PHP-CS-Fixer.+For most cases, this should be an easy upgrade route as there is a 1-to-1 replacement between `expression` and shell_exec("expression") (Note: As noted in arguments against, inline double quotes must be escaped), and should complete removal eventually become viable, scripts are already available to migrate, such as CS-Fixer with the backtick_to_shell_exec flag, see https://github.com/FriendsOfPHP/PHP-CS-Fixer.
  
 ===== Proposed PHP Version(s) ===== ===== Proposed PHP Version(s) =====
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 ===== Vote ===== ===== Vote =====
 +Voting started 2019-10-31 and will end 2019-11-15. A 2/3 majority is required.
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 <doodle title="Deprecate backtick operator in PHP 8.0?" auth="marandall" voteType="single" closed="false"> <doodle title="Deprecate backtick operator in PHP 8.0?" auth="marandall" voteType="single" closed="false">
    * Yes    * Yes
rfc/deprecate-backtick-operator-v2.txt · Last modified: 2019/11/15 12:20 by marandall