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Discussion on: Why PHP 8 will be awesome

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Julien Maury Author

you have a point, we are dealing with a momentum in release cycle and removals. Honestly, I don't know what the future holds, but I do appreciate this huge effort on types.

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Gary Bell

Part of me thinks PHP 8 will be more or less 7.4 with all the deprecated stuff gone, and a few new bits. If so, then I'm all for it.

Initially I was sceptical about the E_ALL errors by default, but it should force developers to be better. Production servers will have templates configurations through Ansible or similar, so I'm not worried there.

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Julien Maury Author • Edited

Nikita Popov said that in his experience moving from 7.4 to 8 should be fine. I agree with you, silencing errors by default is not a good thing, so it's a nice evolution.

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