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    Amazing work. I thought PHP was going the way of Perl. The resurgence in the community and the speed of development has been astonishing.

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      Any reason why they went with @@ instead of @ (ignoring that they are changing it again).

      I hope this isn’t similar to the reason how they ended up with \ as a namespace separator…

      I checked the original RFC, but couldn’t … ah wait, found it:

      Specifically “[]” or “@” are not possible because they conflict with the short array syntax and error suppression operators.

      Ooof, I remember.

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