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PHP RFC: Make empty() a Variadic
- Version: 0.1
- Date: 2015-02-20
- Author: Thomas Punt, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Status: Draft
- First Published at: http://wiki.php.net/rfc/variadic_empty
This RFC aims to make the
empty language construct accept any number of arguments.
empty() to have a variable arity, we can write more compact code when checking for the emptiness of multiple expressions. This seems like a common scenario for web applications...
Backward Incompatible Changes
No BC breakages.
Proposed PHP Version(s)
To Existing Extensions
Unaffected PHP Functionality
The current functionality of
empty() will be completely preserved.
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