Not the rewrite, that was inevitable, but the choice to go with an even more poorly-designed language and an immature platform.
I don’t know how you can think JS is worse than PHP, if you’ve written much in both. That’s mind-boggling.
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)
A keystone project in the mainstream awareness of PHP as a language.