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This is a suggested template for PHP Request for Comments (RFCs). Change this template to suit your RFC. Not all RFCs need to be tightly specified. Not all RFCs need all the sections below.
The elevator pitch for the RFC.
All the features and examples of the proposal.
Remember that the RFC contents should be easily reusable in the PHP Documentation.
What breaks, and what is the justification for it?
List the proposed PHP versions that the feature will be included in. Use relative versions such as “next PHP 5.x” or “next PHP 5.x.y”.
Describe the impact to CLI, Development web server, embedded PHP etc.
Will existing extensions be affected?
If there are any php.ini settings list:
Make sure there are no open issues when the vote starts!
This sections details areas where the feature might be improved in future, but that are not currently proposed in this RFC.
Include these so readers know where you are heading and can dicuss the proposed voting options.
Links to any external patches and tests
Links to external references, discussions or RFCs
Keep this updated with features that were discussed on the mail lists.