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Currently Active RFCs

Active Locale-independent case conversion (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.2
Use locale-independent case conversion for string functions as proposed?
96 %
4 %
Yes: 24
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 25
Active Migrating to GitHub Issues (View on PHP.net)
Migrate from bugs.php.net to GitHub issues as proposed?
91 %
9 %
Yes: 41
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 45

Accepted RFCs for PHP 8.2

Deprecate dynamic properties (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.2
Deprecate dynamic property creation with #[AllowDynamicProperties] opt-in?
68 %
32 %
Yes: 52
No: 25
Total number of votes cast: 77
Deprecate partially supported callables (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.2
Deprecate partially supported callables?
100 %
Yes: 32
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 32

Accepted RFCs for PHP 8.1

First-class callable syntax (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Introduce first-class callable syntax as proposed?
100 %
Yes: 44
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 44
Readonly properties 2.0 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Add readonly properties as proposed?
78 %
22 %
Yes: 38
No: 11
Total number of votes cast: 49
New in initializers (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Support new in initializers as proposed?
96 %
4 %
Yes: 43
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 45
Deprecate autovivification on false (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Deprecate autovivification from false?
94 %
6 %
Yes: 34
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 36
Pure intersection types (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Add pure intersection types to PHP
91 %
9 %
Yes: 30
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 33
Final class constants (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Add support for final class constants?
88 %
12 %
Yes: 29
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 33
Add IntlDatePatternGenerator (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Add IntlDatePatternGenerator?
100 %
Yes: 10
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 10
Add return type declarations for internal methods (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Add return type declarations for internal methods in the proposed schedule?
71 %
29 %
Yes: 17
No: 7
Total number of votes cast: 24
Namespaces in bundled PHP extensions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Allow use of namespaces in line with these guidelines?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 37
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 38
Add fetch_column method to mysqli (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Add mysqli_fetch_column to mysqli?
90 %
10 %
Yes: 18
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 20
Static variables in inherited methods (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Change static variable inheritance as proposed?
100 %
Yes: 38
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 38
Phasing out Serializable (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Phase out Serializable as proposed?
100 %
Yes: 36
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 36
noreturn type (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Add noreturn type
79 %
21 %
Yes: 42
No: 11
Total number of votes cast: 53
noreturn vs never
29 %
71 %
noreturn: 14
never: 34
Total number of votes cast: 48
mysqli bind in execute (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
MySQLi bind-in-execute
100 %
Yes: 32
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 32
Fibers (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Add Fibers to PHP?
78 %
22 %
Yes: 50
No: 14
Total number of votes cast: 64
fsync() function (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
fsync Function
97 %
3 %
Yes: 30
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 31
Change Default mysqli Error Mode (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Change Default mysqli Error Mode
69 %
31 %
Yes: 20
No: 9
Total number of votes cast: 29
Enumerations (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Include Enumerations in PHP
86 %
14 %
Yes: 44
No: 7
Total number of votes cast: 51
Deprecate passing null to non-nullable arguments of internal functions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Deprecate passing null to non-nullable arguments of internal functions?
100 %
Yes: 46
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 46
Array unpacking with string keys (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Allow string keys in array unpacking?
100 %
Yes: 50
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 50
Add array_is_list(array $array): bool (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Add the function array_is_list(array $array): bool to PHP?
98 %
2 %
Yes: 41
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 42
Restrict $GLOBALS usage (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Restrict $GLOBALS usage as specified?
100 %
Yes: 48
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 48
Explicit octal integer literal notation (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.1
Add support for explicit octal notation
100 %
Yes: 33
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 33

Accepted RFCs for PHP 8.0

Shorter Attribute Syntax Change (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Are you okay with re-voting on the attribute syntax for PHP 8.0, again?
82 %
18 %
Yes: 50
No: 11
Total number of votes cast: 61
New attribute syntax preference #1
14 %
49 %
20 %
9 %
2 %
6 %
@@Attr: 9
#[Attr]: 32
@[Attr]: 13
<<>>: 0
<<Attr>>: 6
@:Attr: 1
@{Attr}: 4
Total number of votes cast: 65
New attribute syntax preference #2
6 %
16 %
11 %
26 %
6 %
34 %
@@Attr: 4
#[Attr]: 10
@[Attr]: 7
<<>>: 0
<<Attr>>: 16
@:Attr: 4
@{Attr}: 21
Total number of votes cast: 62
New attribute syntax preference #3
15 %
47 %
10 %
7 %
20 %
@@Attr: 0
#[Attr]: 9
@[Attr]: 28
<<>>: 0
<<Attr>>: 6
@:Attr: 4
@{Attr}: 12
Total number of votes cast: 59
New attribute syntax preference #4
9 %
7 %
14 %
39 %
11 %
21 %
@@Attr: 5
#[Attr]: 4
@[Attr]: 8
<<>>: 0
<<Attr>>: 22
@:Attr: 6
@{Attr}: 12
Total number of votes cast: 57
New attribute syntax preference #5
38 %
4 %
4 %
6 %
36 %
13 %
@@Attr: 20
#[Attr]: 2
@[Attr]: 2
<<Attr>>: 3
@:Attr: 19
@{Attr}: 7
Total number of votes cast: 53
New attribute syntax preference #6
35 %
10 %
4 %
8 %
37 %
6 %
@@Attr: 18
#[Attr]: 5
@[Attr]: 2
<<Attr>>: 4
@:Attr: 19
@{Attr}: 3
Total number of votes cast: 51
Treat namespaced names as single token (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Treat namespaced names as a single token?
90 %
10 %
Yes: 38
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 42
Saner string to number comparisons (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Change string to number comparison semantics as proposed?
98 %
2 %
Yes: 44
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 45
Nullsafe operator (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add nullsafe operator to the language?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 56
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 58
Allow trailing comma in closure use lists (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Allow trailing comma in closure use lists
100 %
Yes: 49
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 49
Named Arguments (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add named argument support?
76 %
24 %
Yes: 57
No: 18
Total number of votes cast: 75
Make constructors and destructors return void (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Make constructors/destructors return void?
61 %
39 %
Yes: 34
No: 22
Total number of votes cast: 56
Allow void return type on constructors/destructors?
52 %
48 %
Yes: 27
No: 25
Total number of votes cast: 52
Match expression v2 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add match expressions to the language?
96 %
4 %
Yes: 43
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 45
Shorter Attribute Syntax (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Are you okay with re-voting on the attribute syntax for PHP 8.0?
86 %
14 %
Yes: 50
No: 8
Total number of votes cast: 58
Attribute syntax choice #1
54 %
36 %
10 %
@@: 33
#[]: 22
<<>>: 6
Total number of votes cast: 61
Attribute syntax choice #2
20 %
32 %
47 %
@@: 12
#[]: 19
<<>>: 28
Total number of votes cast: 59
Attribute syntax choice #3
21 %
34 %
45 %
@@: 12
#[]: 19
<<>>: 25
Total number of votes cast: 56
Attribute Amendments (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Should PhpAttribute be renamed to Attribute?
100 %
Yes: 51
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 51
Should a secondary grouped syntax for attributes be introduced?
70 %
30 %
Yes: 32
No: 14
Total number of votes cast: 46
Should attributes allow definition of target declarations?
90 %
10 %
Yes: 38
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 42
Should attributes allow definition of repeatability?
90 %
10 %
Yes: 38
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 42
Make sorting stable (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Make sorting in PHP stable?
100 %
Yes: 45
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 45
Ensure correct signatures of magic methods (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Ensure correct signatures of magic methods
96 %
4 %
Yes: 45
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 47
Constructor Property Promotion (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add support for declaring properties in the constructor signature?
82 %
18 %
Yes: 46
No: 10
Total number of votes cast: 56
Always available JSON extension (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Make the JSON extension impossible to disable
100 %
Yes: 56
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 56
Unbundle ext/xmlrpc (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Unbundle ext/xmlrpc
100 %
Yes: 50
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 50
non-capturing catches (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Accept this RFC?
98 %
2 %
Yes: 48
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 49
Mixed Type v2 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add mixed as a type to be used as parameter, return and class property types?
82 %
18 %
Yes: 50
No: 11
Total number of votes cast: 61
Locale-independent float to string cast (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Make float to string casts always locale-independent?
98 %
2 %
Yes: 42
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 43
Should the debug_locale_sensitive_float_casts INI setting be added?
35 %
65 %
Yes: 14
No: 26
Total number of votes cast: 40
Attributes v2 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Accept PHP Attributes v2 into core?
98 %
2 %
Yes: 51
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 52
Which syntax to use for attributes?
77 %
23 %
<<>>: 41
@:: 12
Total number of votes cast: 53
Add str_starts_with() and str_ends_with() functions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add str_starts_with and str_ends_with as described
93 %
7 %
yes: 51
no: 4
Total number of votes cast: 55
Stricter type checks for arithmetic/bitwise operators (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add stricter type checks for arithmetic/bitwise operators?
100 %
yes: 57
no: 0
Total number of votes cast: 57
Allow trailing comma in parameter list (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Allow trailing comma in parameter lists?
98 %
2 %
Yes: 58
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 59
throw expression (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Would you like to convert the throw statement into an expression?
94 %
6 %
Yes: 46
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 49
Object-based token_get_all() alternative (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add object-based token_get_all() alternative?
100 %
Yes: 47
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 47
Validation for abstract trait methods (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Validate abstract trait methods?
100 %
Yes: 52
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 52
str_contains (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add str_contains as described
83 %
17 %
Yes: 43
No: 9
Total number of votes cast: 52
get_debug_type (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add get_debug_type as described
93 %
7 %
Yes: 42
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 45
Poll: Places to allow function calls in constant expressions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Support calls in class constants
67 %
24 %
10 %
No: 14
Whitelist of global functions: 5
Any function or method call: 2
Total number of votes cast: 21
Support calls in global constants
78 %
17 %
6 %
No: 14
Whitelist of global functions: 3
Any function or method call: 1
Total number of votes cast: 18
Support calls in static property declarations
75 %
13 %
13 %
No: 12
Whitelist of global functions: 2
Any function or method call, even when the returned value contains references or arrays: 0
As many expressions as feasible (not referring to the variable scope): 2
Total number of votes cast: 16
Support calls in static variables
88 %
13 %
No: 14
Whitelist of global functions: 2
Any function or method call, even when the returned value contains references or arrays: 0
As many expressions as feasible (not referring to the variable scope): 0
Total number of votes cast: 16
Support calls in parameter defaults
78 %
17 %
6 %
No: 14
Whitelist of global functions: 3
Any function or method call, whether or not it returns a constant: 0
As many expressions as feasible (not referring to the variable scope): 1
Total number of votes cast: 18
Add Stringable interface (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Adopt the Stringable interface as proposed in this RFC?
76 %
24 %
Yes: 29
No: 9
Total number of votes cast: 38
Variable Syntax Tweaks (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Implement syntax changes outlined above in PHP 8?
100 %
Yes: 47
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 47
Static return type (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add static return type?
100 %
Yes: 54
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 54
Allow ::class on objects (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Allow ::class on objects?
100 %
Yes: 60
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 60
Weak maps (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add WeakMap class in PHP 8.0?
100 %
Yes: 25
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 25
Implement new DOM Living Standard APIs in ext/dom (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Accept changes to DOM API to add support for new methods added in WHATWG groups DOM living standard?
100 %
Yes: 37
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 37
Union Types 2.0 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Add union types as proposed?
92 %
8 %
Yes: 61
No: 5
Total number of votes cast: 66
Reclassifying engine warnings (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Change undefined variable severity to?
56 %
16 %
28 %
Error exception: 36
Keep Notice: 10
Warning: 18
Total number of votes cast: 64
Change undefined array index severity to?
33 %
67 %
Keep Notice: 21
Warning: 42
Total number of votes cast: 63
Change division by zero severity to?
87 %
13 %
DivisionByZeroError exception: 52
Keep Warning: 8
Total number of votes cast: 60
Accept remaining classifications shown in the table above?
95 %
5 %
Yes: 54
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 57
Change the precedence of the concatenation operator (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Change the precedence of the concatenation operator as proposed in PHP 8?
89 %
11 %
Yes: 31
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 35
Always generate fatal error for incompatible method signatures (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Discussions:   #1 Mailinglist
Always generate fatal error for incompatible method signatures in PHP 8?
93 %
7 %
Yes: 39
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 42
Deprecate left-associative ternary operator (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Deprecate and remove left-associative ternary without explicit parentheses?
78 %
22 %
Yes: 35
No: 10
Total number of votes cast: 45
Deprecate PHP Short open tags (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Deprecate PHP short open tags in PHP 7.4?
68 %
32 %
Yes: 38
No: 18
Total number of votes cast: 56
Remove PHP short open tags in PHP 8.0?
74 %
26 %
Yes: 42
No: 15
Total number of votes cast: 57
JIT (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Include JIT into PHP 8?
96 %
4 %
Yes: 50
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 52
Include JIT into PHP 7.4 (experimental)?
33 %
67 %
Yes: 18
No: 36
Total number of votes cast: 54
Consistent type errors for internal functions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 8.0
Make zpp failures always throw TypeError?
96 %
4 %
Yes: 50
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 52

Accepted RFCs for PHP 7.4

Deprecations for PHP 7.4 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Deprecate (real) cast and is_real() function?
83 %
17 %
Yes: 35
No: 7
Total number of votes cast: 42
Deprecate get_magic_quotes_gpc() and get_magic_quotes_runtime()?
100 %
Yes: 46
Total number of votes cast: 46
Deprecate array_key_exists() with objects?
100 %
Yes: 44
Total number of votes cast: 44
Deprecate FILTER_SANITIZE_MAGIC_QUOTES?
100 %
Yes: 45
Total number of votes cast: 45
Deprecate Reflection export() methods?
90 %
10 %
Yes: 37
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 41
Deprecate mb_strrpos() with encoding as 3rd argument?
100 %
Yes: 44
Total number of votes cast: 44
Deprecate implode() with inverted parameter order?
88 %
12 %
Yes: 38
No: 5
Total number of votes cast: 43
Deprecate unbinding of $this from non-static closures?
100 %
Yes: 43
Total number of votes cast: 43
Deprecate hebrevc() function?
83 %
17 %
Yes: 34
No: 7
Total number of votes cast: 41
Deprecate convert_cyr_string() function?
78 %
22 %
Yes: 25
No: 7
Total number of votes cast: 32
Deprecate money_format() function?
81 %
19 %
Yes: 34
No: 8
Total number of votes cast: 42
Deprecate ezmlm_hash() function?
90 %
10 %
Yes: 37
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 41
Deprecate restore_include_path() function?
78 %
23 %
Yes: 31
No: 9
Total number of votes cast: 40
Deprecate allow_url_include ini option?
100 %
Yes: 43
Total number of votes cast: 43
Escape PDO "?" parameter placeholder (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Add ?? as a way to escape ? in PDO parametrised queries?
93 %
7 %
Yes: 27
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 29
Deprecate curly brace syntax for accessing array elements and string offsets (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Deprecate curly brace array and string offset syntax in PHP 7.4
86 %
14 %
Yes: 37
No: 6
Total number of votes cast: 43
Unbundle ext/recode (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Unbundle ext/recode
100 %
Yes: 38
Total number of votes cast: 38
Provide argon2i(d) implementations for password_hash() from ext/sodium (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Provide argon2i(d) from ext/sodium when argon not present
100 %
Yes: 30
Total number of votes cast: 30
base_convert changes (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Raise deprecated error in 7.4 and raise to exception in PHP 8 for ignored characters
Total number of votes cast: 0
Allow negative numbers in PHP 8
Total number of votes cast: 0
Allow negative numbers to be converted in PHP 8
11 %
89 %
Yes: 2
No: 17
Total number of votes cast: 19
Raise deprecated error in 7.4 and raise to exception in PHP 8 for unknown characters
97 %
3 %
Yes: 28
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 29
Numeric Literal Separator (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Support numeric literal separator in PHP 7.4?
75 %
25 %
Yes: 33
No: 11
Total number of votes cast: 44
Allow throwing exceptions from __toString() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Allow exceptions from __toString() in PHP 7.4?
100 %
Yes: 42
Total number of votes cast: 42
Spread Operator in Array Expression (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Support spread operator for array definition in PHP 7.4?
98 %
2 %
Yes: 43
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 44
Arrow Functions 2.0 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Add arrow functions as described in PHP 7.4?
86 %
14 %
Yes: 51
No: 8
Total number of votes cast: 59
Unbundle ext/interbase (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Move ext/interbase to PECL
100 %
Yes: 46
Total number of votes cast: 46
Abolish Short Votes (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Adopt the changes in this (abolish short votes) proposal?
98 %
2 %
Yes: 48
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 49
New custom object serialization mechanism (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Include proposed serialization mechanism in PHP 7.4?
73 %
27 %
Yes: 19
No: 7
Total number of votes cast: 26
Weak References (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Implement weakrefs ?
85 %
15 %
Yes: 28
No: 5
Total number of votes cast: 33
Abolish Narrow Margins (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Adopt the changes in this proposal?
94 %
6 %
Yes: 30
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 32
Reflection for references (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Add ReflectionReference?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 30
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 31
Unbundle ext/wddx (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Discussions:   #1 Mailinglist
Unbundle ext/wddx
100 %
Yes: 30
Total number of votes cast: 30
Unbundle ext/wddx details
14 %
68 %
11 %
7 %
depr. 7.4/move 8.0(1): 4
depr. and move 7.4(2): 19
dump 7.4(4): 3
move 7.4(3): 2
Total number of votes cast: 28
mb_str_split (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
mb_str_split
Total number of votes cast: 0
Include mb_str_split into next PHP-7.x?
91 %
9 %
Yes: 10
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 11
FFI - Foreign Function Interface (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Include FFI extension into PHP-7.4 (bundle)?
62 %
38 %
Yes: 24
No: 15
Total number of votes cast: 39
Covariant Returns and Contravariant Parameters (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Accept Covariant Returns and Contravariant Parameters?
98 %
3 %
Yes: 39
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 40
Password Hashing Registry (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Make the password hashing system extensible via internal-only registry?
100 %
Yes: 21
Total number of votes cast: 21
Support integer constants 0-3 to password_hash() et. al. for BC
95 %
5 %
Yes: 19
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 20
Preloading (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Include preloading ability into PHP-7.4
100 %
Yes: 48
Total number of votes cast: 48
Improve openssl_random_pseudo_bytes() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Make openssl_random_pseudo_bytes() fail closed
100 %
Yes: 30
Total number of votes cast: 30
Deprecate the usage of the $crypto_strong parameter
50 %
50 %
Yes: 12
No: 12
Total number of votes cast: 24
RFC: Always available hash extension (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Make the hash extension always available as described in this RFC?
100 %
Yes: 30
Total number of votes cast: 30
Typed Properties 2.0 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Add support for typed properties as described in this RFC?
99 %
1 %
Yes: 70
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 71
array_key_first(), array_key_last() and array_value_first(), array_value_last() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.4
Add array_key_first() and array_key_last()?
56 %
44 %
Yes: 18
No: 14
Total number of votes cast: 32
Add array_value_first() and array_value_last()?
45 %
55 %
Yes: 15
No: 18
Total number of votes cast: 33

Accepted RFCs for PHP 7.3

Deprecate and Remove image2wbmp() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
Deprecate and Remove image2wbmp()
100 %
Yes: 14
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 14
Same Site Cookie (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
Add samesite argument to setcookie, setrawcookie and session_set_cookie_params functions?
100 %
Yes: 0
No: 26
Total number of votes cast: 26
Allow setcookie, setrawcookie and session_set_cookie_params to accept an array of options as fourth/second parameter, with the possible options being path, domain, secure, httponly and samesite?
88 %
13 %
Yes: 21
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 24
is_countable (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
is-countable function
100 %
Yes: 25
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 25
list() Reference Assignment (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
list() Reference Assignments
71 %
29 %
Yes: 17
No: 7
Total number of votes cast: 24
PCRE2 migration (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
PCRE2 migration
100 %
Yes: 26
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 26
JSON_THROW_ON_ERROR (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
Accept and merge JSON_THROW_ON_ERROR for PHP 7.3?
100 %
Yes: 23
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 23
Allow a trailing comma in function calls (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
Allow a trailing comma in function calls
75 %
25 %
Yes: 30
No: 10
Total number of votes cast: 40
Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc Syntaxes (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
Allow for the closing marker to be indented and for the leading whitespace to be stripped?
83 %
17 %
Yes: 24
No: 5
Total number of votes cast: 29
Remove the trailing new line requirement from the closing marker?
76 %
24 %
Yes: 26
No: 8
Total number of votes cast: 34
Deprecate and Remove Case-Insensitive Constants (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
Deprecate (and later remove) case-insensitive constants?
100 %
Yes: 39
Total number of votes cast: 39
Deprecations for PHP 7.3 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
Deprecate (and subsequently remove) undocumented mbstring function aliases?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 37
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 38
Deprecate (and subsequently remove) integer needles in string search functions?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 32
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 33
Deprecate (and subsequently remove) fgetss() (and variations) and the string.strip_tags filter?
83 %
17 %
Yes: 20
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 24
Deprecate (and subsequently remove) support for defining a free-standing assert() function?
74 %
26 %
Yes: 20
No: 7
Total number of votes cast: 27
Deprecate (and subsequently remove) FILTER_FLAG_(SCHEME|HOST)_REQUIRED flags?
100 %
Yes: 31
Total number of votes cast: 31
Deprecate (and subsequently remove) pdo_odbc.db2_instance_name php.ini directive?
100 %
Yes: 29
Total number of votes cast: 29
Cleaning up unmaintained extensions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
Institute the policy of cleaning up unmaintained extensions as described in this RFC
83 %
17 %
Yes: 19
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 23
Argon2 Password Hash Enhancements (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
argon2_password_hash_enhancements
100 %
Yes: 17
Total number of votes cast: 17
Make compact function reports undefined passed variables (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.3
Make compact function reports undefined passed variables
86 %
14 %
Yes: 32
No: 5
Total number of votes cast: 37

Accepted RFCs for PHP 7.2

Deprecations for PHP 7.2 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Deprecate and subsequently remove __autoload
97 %
3 %
Yes: 33
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 34
Deprecate and subsequently remove $php_errormsg
100 %
Yes: 29
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 29
Deprecate and subsequently remove create_function()
100 %
Yes: 29
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 29
Deprecate and subsequently remove mbstring.func_overload
100 %
Yes: 28
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 28
Deprecate and subsequently remove (unset) cast
97 %
3 %
Yes: 28
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 29
Deprecate and subsequently remove parse_str() without second argument
100 %
Yes: 29
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 29
Deprecate and subsequently remove gmp_random()
100 %
Yes: 27
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 27
Deprecate and subsequently remove each()
75 %
25 %
Yes: 18
No: 6
Total number of votes cast: 24
Deprecate and subsequently remove assert() with string argument
96 %
4 %
Yes: 25
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 26
Deprecate and subsequently remove $errcontext argument of error handler
88 %
12 %
Yes: 22
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 25
Make Libsodium a Core Extension (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Libsodium as a Core Extension in PHP 7.2
100 %
Yes: 37
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 37
Use the current PECL syntax?
39 %
61 %
Yes, \Sodium\foo: 15
No, sodium_foo: 23
Total number of votes cast: 38
Object typehint (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Accepting the object typehint RFC for PHP 7.2?
91 %
9 %
Yes: 32
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 35
Object type should implement variance?
33 %
67 %
Yes: 10
No: 20
Total number of votes cast: 30
Improved SSL / TLS constants (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Improved SSL / TLS constants
100 %
Yes: 14
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 14
Extended String Types For PDO (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
extended-string-types-for-pdo
89 %
11 %
Yes: 8
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 9
Deprecate and remove INTL_IDNA_VARIANT_2003 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Deprecate and remove INTL_IDNA_VARIANT_2003
100 %
Yes: 24
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 24
Migration Hash Context from Resource to Object (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Change HashContext to an object
100 %
Yes: 15
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 15
Merge one or both diffs
60 %
40 %
Frozen: 9
Reentrant: 6
Total number of votes cast: 15
Debugging PDO Prepared Statement Emulation v2 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Debugging PDO Prepared Statement Emulation v2
88 %
13 %
Yes: 7
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 8
Argon2 Password Hash (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
argon2_password_hash_revote
100 %
Yes: 12
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 12
Implement socket_getaddrinfo() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Implement socket_getaddrinfo family
100 %
Yes: 9
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 9
Deprecate png2wbmp() and jpeg2wbmp() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Deprecate png2wbmp() and jpeg2wbmp()
100 %
Yes: 20
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 20
Trailing Commas In List Syntax (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Allow trailing commas in function/method arguments (declarations and calls)
55 %
45 %
Yes: 24
No: 20
Total number of votes cast: 44
Allow trailing commas in grouped namepaces
77 %
23 %
Yes: 30
No: 9
Total number of votes cast: 39
Allow trailing commas in interface implementations on a class
22 %
78 %
Yes: 8
No: 29
Total number of votes cast: 37
Allow trailing commas in trait implementations on a class
19 %
81 %
Yes: 7
No: 29
Total number of votes cast: 36
Allow trailing commas in class member lists
19 %
81 %
Yes: 7
No: 29
Total number of votes cast: 36
Allow trailing commas in use lists for anonymous functions
42 %
58 %
Yes: 16
No: 22
Total number of votes cast: 38
Parameter Type Widening (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Parameter Type Widening
83 %
17 %
Yes: 24
No: 5
Total number of votes cast: 29
Counting of non-countable objects (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Counting of non-countable objects
100 %
Yes: 31
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 31
get_class() disallow null parameter (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
get_class() disallow null parameter
83 %
17 %
Yes: 15
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 18
Deprecate and Remove Bareword (Unquoted) Strings (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Raise severity of undefined constants to E_WARNING in 7.2, and Error in 8.0?
100 %
Yes: 41
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 41
Convert numeric keys in object/array casts (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Accept the Convert numeric keys in object/array casts RFC for PHP 7.2?
95 %
5 %
Yes: 21
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 22
Prevent number_format() from returning negative zero (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Prevent number_format() from returning negative zero
93 %
7 %
Yes: 14
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 15
Allow abstract function override (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Accept abstract function override?
84 %
16 %
Yes: 16
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 19
Allow loading extensions by name (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.2
Allow loading extensions by name
81 %
19 %
Yes: 17
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 21

Accepted RFCs for PHP 7.1

Add session_gc() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Add session_gc() function
100 %
Yes: 12
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 12
Add session_create_id() function (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Add session_create_id() frunction
89 %
11 %
Yes: 8
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 9
Additional Context in pcntl_signal Handler (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Provide additional context in pcntl signal handler?
100 %
Yes: 15
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 15
More precise float value handling (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Should mode 0 be introduced and set as default for PG(serialize_precision)
100 %
Yes: 14
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 14
Should PG(serialize_precision) be used instead of EG(precision) in json_encode
100 %
Yes: 15
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 15
Throw Error in Extensions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Merge patch for PHP 7.1
100 %
Yes: 21
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 21
Add curl_multi_errno(), curl_share_errno() and curl_share_strerror() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Should those functions should be added in 7.1
100 %
Yes: 23
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 23
Forbid dynamic calls to scope introspection functions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Forbid dynamic calls to scope introspection functions?
98 %
3 %
Yes: 39
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 40
Catching Multiple Exception Types (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Should milti-catch be added to PHP 7.1
87 %
13 %
Yes: 40
No: 6
Total number of votes cast: 46
IntlTimeZone::getWindowsID() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Approve get-windows-id RFC and merge oatch into master?
100 %
Yes: 27
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 27
ext/curl HTTP/2 Server Push Support (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Add HTTP/2 Server Push Support to ext/curl
100 %
Yes: 26
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 26
RNG fixes and changes (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Fix mt_rand() implementation
79 %
21 %
Yes: 19
No: 5
Total number of votes cast: 24
Alias rand() to mt_rand()
84 %
16 %
Yes: 21
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 25
Fix RAND_RANGE()
100 %
Yes: 25
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 25
Replace insecure uses of php_rand() with php_random_bytes()
100 %
Yes: 23
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 23
Make array_rand() more efficient
100 %
Yes: 24
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 24
Fix overflow in octal parsing (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Raise warning on octal interpolation overflow?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 37
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 38
Support Class Constant Visibility (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Class Constant Visibility
93 %
7 %
Yes: 28
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 30
Void Return Type (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Accept the Void Return Type RFC for PHP 7.1 and merge patch into master?
84 %
16 %
Yes: 37
No: 7
Total number of votes cast: 44
Deprecate (then Remove) Mcrypt (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Deprecate then Remove Mcrypt from the PHP Core?
79 %
21 %
Yes: 23
No: 6
Total number of votes cast: 29
Deprecate mb_ereg_replace eval option (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Deprecate mb_ereg_replace eval option
100 %
Yes: 19
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 19
Closure from callable function (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Accept Closure from Callble? (50%+1 majority required)
100 %
Yes: 40
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 40
Generalize support of negative string offsets (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Generalize support of negative string offsets
100 %
Yes: 28
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 28
Iterable (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Add iterable type to PHP 7.1
95 %
5 %
Yes: 35
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 37
Allow specifying keys in list() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Accept the Allow specifying keys in list() RFC for PHP 7.1, and merge the patch into master?
68 %
32 %
Yes: 23
No: 11
Total number of votes cast: 34
Warn about invalid strings in arithmetic (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Accept the ‘Warn about invalid strings in arithmetic’ v1.1 RFC for PHP 7.1?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 29
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 30
Square bracket syntax for array destructuring assignment (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Accept the RFC Square bracket syntax for array destructuring assignment for PHP 7.1?
100 %
Yes: 41
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 41
Nullable Types (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Accept explicitly nullable types? (2/3 affirmative required)
95 %
5 %
Yes: 41
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 43
Merge which features? (majority wins)
98 %
2 %
Both nullable parameter and return types: 44
Only nullable return types: 1
Total number of votes cast: 45
Replace "Missing argument" warning with "Too few arguments" exception (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Replace
78 %
22 %
Yes: 39
No: 11
Total number of votes cast: 50
Fix inconsistent behavior of $this variable (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Fix inconsistent behavior of $this variable?
100 %
Yes: 43
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 43
Asynchronous Signal Handling (without TICKs) (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Asynchronous Signal Handling
100 %
Yes: 21
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 21
Chose between old and new behavior in PHP 7.* using
18 %
82 %
pcntl.async_signals INI directive: 4
pcntl_async_signals() function: 18
Total number of votes cast: 22
Session ID without hashing (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.1
Session ID without hashing Re-vote
100 %
Yes: 9
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 9
Session ID without hashing Re-vote: INI option
30 %
70 %
Use new defaults (BC break): 3
Use compatible defaults (No BC break): 7
Total number of votes cast: 10

Accepted RFCs for PHP 7.0

Turn gc_collect_cycles into function pointer (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Turn gc_collect_cycles into function pointer?
100 %
Yes: 18
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 18
Fix handling of custom session handler return values (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Fix custom session save handler using the patch as written
100 %
Yes: 10
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 10
Which version?
75 %
25 %
5.6 or later: 0
5.7 or later: 9
6.0 or later: 3
Total number of votes cast: 12
intdiv() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Merge the intdiv operator patch into master?
17 %
83 %
Yes: 5
No: 24
Total number of votes cast: 29
If the operator vote fails to achieve a 2/3 majority, should the intdiv() function patch be merged into master?
100 %
Yes: 28
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 28
Continue output buffering despite aborted connection (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Continue output buffering on aborted connection?
100 %
Yes: 15
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 15
Scalar Type Declarations (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Accept Scalar Type Declarations With Optional Strict Mode?
69 %
31 %
Yes: 108
No: 48
Total number of votes cast: 156
Generator Return Expressions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Allow Generator return expressions in PHP7
100 %
Yes: 33
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 33
Exceptions in the engine (for PHP 7) (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Allow exceptions in the engine and conversion of existing fatals?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 60
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 62
Introduce and use BaseException?
67 %
33 %
Yes: 39
No: 19
Total number of votes cast: 58
Group Use Declarations (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Should Grouped Use Declarations be added to PHP 7
55 %
12 %
33 %
Yes - with a trailing "\": 32
Yes - without a trailing "\": 7
No: 19
Total number of votes cast: 58
Expectations (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Merge changes into master?
66 %
32 %
2 %
Yes, with custom exceptions: 29
Yes, without custom exceptions: 14
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 44
Remove hex support in numeric strings (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Remove hex support in numeric strings?
100 %
Yes: 29
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 29
Introduce session_start() options - read_only, unsafe_lock, lazy_write and lazy_destroy (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Read only, lazy write option
90 %
10 %
Yes: 9
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 10
Unsafe lock option
13 %
88 %
Yes: 1
No: 7
Total number of votes cast: 8
Lazy destroy option
14 %
86 %
Yes: 1
No: 6
Total number of votes cast: 7
IntlChar class (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Accept the IntlChar RFC and merge into master?
100 %
Yes: 14
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 14
Filtered unserialize() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Approve filtered unserialize() proposal?
74 %
26 %
Yes: 17
No: 6
Total number of votes cast: 23
Catchable "call to a member function of a non-object" (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Catchable Call to a member function bar() on a non-object
100 %
Yes: 32
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 32
Make defining multiple default cases in a switch a syntax error (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
switch.default.multiple
100 %
Yes: 28
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 28
Remove alternative PHP tags (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Remove alternative PHP tags in PHP 7?
76 %
24 %
Yes: 26
No: 8
Total number of votes cast: 34
Fix list() behavior inconsistency (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Fix list() behavior inconsistency?
52 %
48 %
don't fix: 0
disable string handling in all cases: 17
enable string handling in all cases: 16
Total number of votes cast: 33
Closure::call (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Closure::apply() (Approve RFC and merge into master?)
100 %
Yes: 13
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 13
64 bit platform improvements for string length and integer in zval (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Accept this RFC for PHP6 (or whatever next major is called)
55 %
45 %
Yes: 28
No: 23
Total number of votes cast: 51
Merge strategy
35 %
65 %
after the vote, master: 17
phpng: 32
Total number of votes cast: 49
Uniform Variable Syntax (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Implement Uniform Variable Syntax in PHP 6?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 30
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 31
Abstract syntax tree (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Use AST implementation in PHP 7?
100 %
Yes: 47
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 47
Move the phpng branch into master (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Move phpng to master?
96 %
4 %
Yes: 47
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 49
ZPP Failure on Overflow (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Accept the ZPP Failure on Overflow RFC and merge into master?
100 %
Yes: 16
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 16
Integer Semantics (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Accept the integer semantics RFC and merge patch into master?
67 %
33 %
Yes: 16
No: 8
Total number of votes cast: 24
Null Coalesce Operator (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Approve Null Coalesce Operator RFC and merge patch into master?
91 %
9 %
Yes: 31
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 34
Native TLS (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Native TLS
100 %
Yes: 28
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 28
Unicode Codepoint Escape Syntax (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Accept the Unicode Codepoint Escape Syntax RFC and merge into master?
92 %
8 %
Yes: 23
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 25
Fast Parameter Parsing API (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Should PHP 7 have Fast Parameter Parsing API?
95 %
5 %
Yes: 19
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 20
Return Type Declarations (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Typed Returns
94 %
6 %
Yes: 47
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 50
Preserve Fractional Part in JSON encode (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Preserve Fractional Part in JSON encode
100 %
Yes: 14
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 14
Replacing current json extension with jsond (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Should jsond based extension replace the current json extension in PHP 7?
100 %
Yes: 32
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 32
Remove deprecated functionality in PHP 7 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Unbundle the ext/ereg extension?
93 %
8 %
Yes: 37
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 40
Unbundle the ext/mysql extension?
70 %
30 %
Yes: 28
No: 12
Total number of votes cast: 40
Remove assignment of new by reference?
84 %
16 %
Yes: 31
No: 6
Total number of votes cast: 37
Remove support for calls from incompatible context?
100 %
Yes: 34
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 34
Remove dl() in fpm-fcgi SAPI?
100 %
Yes: 32
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 32
Remove (set_)magic_quotes_runtime() functions?
100 %
Yes: 36
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 36
Remove listed deprecated functions?
100 %
Yes: 31
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 31
Remove xsl.security_prefs ini directive?
100 %
Yes: 28
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 28
Remove extension specific encoding ini directives?
100 %
Yes: 26
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 26
Remove $is_dst parameter of the mktime() and gmmktime() functions?
100 %
Yes: 28
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 28
Remove support for #-style comments in ini files?
87 %
13 %
Yes: 27
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 31
Disallow string category names in setlocale()?
96 %
4 %
Yes: 27
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 28
Disallow enabling unsafe curl uploads?
76 %
24 %
Yes: 19
No: 6
Total number of votes cast: 25
Remove preg_replace() eval modifier?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 33
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 34
Remove PDO::PGSQL_ATTR_DISABLE_NATIVE_PREPARED_STATEMENT driver option?
80 %
20 %
Yes: 20
No: 5
Total number of votes cast: 25
Remove CN_match and SNI_server_name stream context options?
80 %
20 %
Yes: 20
No: 5
Total number of votes cast: 25
Removal of dead or not yet PHP7 ported SAPIs and extensions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Remove sapi/aolserver from the core
100 %
Yes: 31
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 31
Remove sapi/apache from the core
100 %
Yes: 32
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 32
Remove sapi/apache_hooks from the core
100 %
Yes: 31
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 31
Remove sapi/apache2filter from the core
96 %
4 %
Yes: 23
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 24
Remove sapi/caudium from the core
100 %
Yes: 30
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 30
Remove sapi/continuity from the core
100 %
Yes: 28
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 28
Remove sapi/isapi from the core
100 %
Yes: 28
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 28
Remove sapi/milter from the core
53 %
47 %
Yes: 10
No: 9
Total number of votes cast: 19
Remove sapi/phttpd from the core
100 %
Yes: 26
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 26
Remove sapi/pi3web from the core
100 %
Yes: 24
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 24
Remove sapi/roxen from the core
100 %
Yes: 23
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 23
Remove sapi/thttpd from the core
100 %
Yes: 25
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 25
Remove sapi/tux from the core
100 %
Yes: 25
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 25
Remove sapi/webjames from the core
100 %
Yes: 25
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 25
Remove ext/imap from the core
42 %
58 %
Yes: 14
No: 19
Total number of votes cast: 33
Remove ext/mcrypt from the core
45 %
55 %
Yes: 15
No: 18
Total number of votes cast: 33
Remove ext/mssql from the core
85 %
15 %
Yes: 17
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 20
Remove ext/pdo_dblib from the core
18 %
82 %
Yes: 4
No: 18
Total number of votes cast: 22
Remove ext/sybase_ct from the core
94 %
6 %
Yes: 17
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 18
Fix "foreach" behavior (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Fix foreach behavoir?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 34
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 35
Stop using internal array/object pointer in foreach by reference?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 34
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 35
Combined Comparison (Spaceship) Operator (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Accept the Combined Comparison (Spaceship) Operator RFC and merge patch into master?
80 %
20 %
Yes: 43
No: 11
Total number of votes cast: 54
Remove the date.timezone warning (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Should the warning about a not set date.timezone ini setting be removed in master?
74 %
26 %
Yes: 32
No: 11
Total number of votes cast: 43
Remove PHP 4 Constructors (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
remove_php4_constructors
93 %
7 %
Yes: 50
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 54
Reclassify E_STRICT notices (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Reclassify E_STRICT notices as described in this RFC?
88 %
13 %
Yes: 28
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 32
Constructor behaviour of internal classes (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Constructor behaviour of internal classes
97 %
3 %
Yes: 32
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 33
Reserve More Types in PHP 7 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
reserve_more_types_in_php_7
95 %
5 %
Yes: 40
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 42
Generator Delegation (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Allow Generator delegation in PHP7
100 %
Yes: 25
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 25
Anonymous Classes (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Anonymous Classes
96 %
4 %
Yes: 50
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 52
Easy User-land CSPRNG (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Reliable user-land CSPRNG
100 %
Yes: 41
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 41
Context Sensitive Lexer (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Should PHP7 have a context sensitive lexer?
75 %
25 %
Yes: 36
No: 12
Total number of votes cast: 48
Throwable Interface (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Throwable Interface
100 %
Yes: 25
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 25
Random Functions Throwing Exceptions in PHP 7 (View on PHP.net)
PHP 7.0
Should this RFC be accepted for 7.0
93 %
7 %
Yes: 28
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 30

Accepted RFCs for PHP 5.6

Request for Comments: Timing attack safe string comparison function (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Timing attack safe string comparison function
96 %
4 %
Yes: 22
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 23
64 bit format codes for pack() and unpack() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
64 bit format codes for pack() and unpack()
100 %
Yes: 15
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 15
Request for Comments: Use default_charset As Default Character Encoding (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Default Character Encoding
89 %
11 %
Yes: 8
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 9
Improved TLS Defaults (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Should the proposed TLS changes be merged for 5.6?
100 %
Yes: 16
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 16
TLS Peer Verification (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Should PHP verify client peers by default in PHP 5.6?
100 %
Yes: 25
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 25
Apparmor change_hat functionality for php-fpm (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
RFC/fpm_change_hat
100 %
Yes?: 3
No?: 0
Total number of votes cast: 3
Change crypt() behavior w/o salt (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Change crypt behavior when salt parameter is omitted.
86 %
14 %
Generate strong salt by default: 0
Generate E_NOTICE error: 12
Keep current behavior (Use weak hash): 2
Total number of votes cast: 14
Slim POST data (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
RFC/slim_post_data
100 %
Yes: 16
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 16
phpdbg (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Distribute phpdbg with PHP5.6+
100 %
Yes: 40
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 40
Internal operator overloading and GMP improvements (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Should these changes be applied for PHP 5.6?
82 %
6 %
12 %
Internal operator overloading: 14
GMP changes: 1
None: 2
Total number of votes cast: 17
Argument Unpacking (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Implement argument unpacking in PHP 5.6?
94 %
6 %
Yes: 32
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 34
Syntax for variadic functions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Should the proposed variadic-function syntax be added in PHP 5.6 (master)?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 36
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 37
Request for Comments: Remove calls with incompatible Context (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Deprecate calls with incompatible context in 5.5 and disallow them in the version after (be it 5.6 or 6.0)
100 %
Yes: 15
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 15
Constant Scalar Expressions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Should the patch for this RFC be merged into PHP 5.6?
89 %
11 %
Yes: 16
No: 2
Total number of votes cast: 18
Importing namespaced functions (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
RFC/use_function
80 %
20 %
Yes?: 16
No?: 4
Total number of votes cast: 20
Power Operator (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Should PHP get a power operator in 5.6?
69 %
3 %
28 %
Yes, right associative: 22
Yes, non associative: 1
No: 9
Total number of votes cast: 32
__debugInfo() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.6
Merge ___debugInfo()
85 %
4 %
11 %
Yes (5.6): 23
Yes (5.7): 1
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 27
Name ___debugInfo()
96 %
4 %
__debugInfo(): 23
__debug(): 1
Total number of votes cast: 24

Accepted RFCs for PHP 5.5

Request for Comments: Removal of curl-wrappers (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Should we remove curl-wrappers
83 %
17 %
Yes, as of PHP5.5: 19
Yes, but in PHP.next only: 4
No, we should keep it: 0
Total number of votes cast: 23
Request for Comments: array_column (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Accept array_column() for inclusion in PHP?
86 %
14 %
Yes: 38
No: 6
Total number of votes cast: 44
Allow non-scalar keys in ''foreach'' (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Remove type-restrictions on foreach keys?
100 %
Yes: 21
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 21
Request for Comments: PHP CLI changing process title support (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Accept modifying CLI process title in PHP?
97 %
3 %
Yes: 28
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 29
Request for Comments: Fix CURL file uploads (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Accept the CURLFile API as preferred solution for file uploads in CURL?
94 %
6 %
Yes: 16
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 17
Request for Comments: ext/mysql deprecation (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Should ext/mysql generate E_DEPRECATED errors in PHP 5.5?
68 %
32 %
Yes: 25
No: 12
Total number of votes cast: 37
If the vote to make ext/mysql generate E_DEPRECATED errors is unsuccessful, what course of action do you think we should take?
68 %
32 %
(a): 26
(b): 12
(c): 0
(d): 0
Total number of votes cast: 38
Request for Comments: ext/intl::UConverter (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Should the current UConverter implementation be merged
100 %
Yes: 17
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 17
Request for Comments: Adding simple password hashing API (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Should the simplified password hashing API indicated here be included in master?
100 %
Yes: 19
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 19
Request for Comments: Adding hash_pbkdf2 Function (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
rfc/hash_pbkdf2
100 %
Yes?: 9
No?: 0
Total number of votes cast: 9
Integrating Zend Optimizer+ into the PHP distribution (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
rfc/optimizerplus
63 %
31 %
6 %
Integrate into 5.5, even if minor delay required: 44
Integrate into 5.5 only if it's not delayed, otherwise - 5.6: 22
Don’t integrate Optimizer+ to PHP, make avail through PECL only: 4
Total number of votes cast: 70
RFC: Allow arbitrary expression arguments to empty() and isset() (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Which of the language constructs should accept arbitrary arguments?
14 %
67 %
19 %
Both empty() and isset(): 3
Only empty(): 14
None: 4
Total number of votes cast: 21
Should empty() and isset() accept arbitrary arguments?
86 %
14 %
yes: 12
no: 2
Total number of votes cast: 14
RFC: Const array/string dereference (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
do you think it is okey to apply this to TRUNK(not 5.4)?
100 %
yes: 10
no: 0
Total number of votes cast: 10
RFC: foreach_variable supporting T_LIST (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Should this RFC be merged into trunk?
73 %
27 %
Yes: 11
No: 4
Total number of votes cast: 15
Should this RFC(with supporting of silent token) be merged into trunk?
17 %
83 %
Yes: 2
No: 10
Total number of votes cast: 12
Request for Comments: Class Name Resolution As Scalar Via "class" Keyword (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Should the ::class feature be merged to master?
91 %
9 %
Yes: 10
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 11
Request for Comments: Supports finally keyword (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Should the implementation be merged into trunk?
83 %
17 %
Yes: 25
No: 5
Total number of votes cast: 30
Request for Comments: Generators (View on PHP.net)
PHP 5.5
Should generators be merged into master?
96 %
4 %
Yes: 24
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 25

Accepted RFCs for PHP

Nullable Intersection types (View on PHP.net)
Make intersection types nullable
32 %
68 %
Yes: 12
No: 26
Total number of votes cast: 38
Preferred syntax
17 %
83 %
"?" prefix: 6
"|null" suffix: 29
Total number of votes cast: 35
Intersections should be
3 %
77 %
20 %
without brackets around: 1
with brackets around: 27
allow both styles: 7
Total number of votes cast: 35
Deprecations for PHP 8.1 (View on PHP.net)
Deprecate date_sunrise() and date_sunset()?
100 %
Yes: 51
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 51
Deprecate key(), current(), next(), prev(), reset() on objects?
100 %
Yes: 48
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 48
Deprecate mb_check_encoding() without argument?
100 %
Yes: 44
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 44
Deprecate get_class(), get_parent_class() and get_called_class() without argument?
50 %
50 %
Yes: 21
No: 21
Total number of votes cast: 42
Deprecate FILE_BINARY and FILE_TEXT constants?
98 %
2 %
Yes: 42
No: 1
Total number of votes cast: 43
Deprecate t fopen mode?
43 %
57 %
Yes: 13
No: 17
Total number of votes cast: 30
Deprecate passing bool for $amountOrUpOrDown argument of IntlCalendar::roll()?
Yes: 0
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 0
Deprecate accessing static members on traits?
100 %
Yes: 40
No: 0
Total number of votes cast: 40
Deprecate strptime()?
92 %
8 %
Yes: 35
No: 3
Total number of votes cast: 38
Deprecate strftime() and gmstrftime()?
76 %
24 %
Yes: 29
No: 9
Total number of votes cast: 38
Deprecate mhash*() family of functions?