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    Flabbergasting.

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      How so?

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        Not the rewrite, that was inevitable, but the choice to go with an even more poorly-designed language and an immature platform.

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          While I agree PHP and Javascript are both troubled languages, how do you see JS as a even more poorly-designed language? It’s syntax and object model are a lot more regular with less cruft. The standard library is smaller though still rough. But with ES5 and ES6, I’d argue it’s taken bigger steps forward than PHP ever did or could.

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            I don’t know how you can think JS is worse than PHP, if you’ve written much in both. That’s mind-boggling.

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        For some reason this song was stuck in my the entire read: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_Y5BIgqhN0 (yes, it’s about human trafficking)

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          A keystone project in the mainstream awareness of PHP as a language.