On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 7:23 PM, Christoph M. Becker <cmbecke...@gmx.de>
wrote:

> On 09.08.2017 at 17:42, Nikita Popov wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 5:23 PM, Christoph M. Becker <cmbecke...@gmx.de>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> I assume that the $errcontext parameter of error handlers will not be
> >> deprecated in PHP 7.2, but a later version.  Would it make sense to
> >> already document that the parameter shouldn't be used anymore (aka. soft
> >> deprecation)?
> >
> > I'm not sure on this one. I think it might actually be preferable to keep
> > this as a documentation-only deprecation (and then directly remove it in
> > PHP 8). I'm not really happy with the proposed action from the RFC (even
> > though I suggested it myself), both in terms of behavior and
> implementation
> > complexity. There's a number of fun edge-cases there, like a __call()
> > method being used as error handler -- in that case the formal number of
> > parameters is 2, but more might actually be used and we have no way to
> > know. I don't even know what's supposed to happen in that case under the
> > RFC.
>
> Thanks for the explanation.  In this case I'm fine with a "soft"
> deprecation, but it should be mentioned in UPGRADING.
>

I've added a note in UPGRADING in
https://github.com/php/php-src/commit/b202587e099312e433c123331bb5fece94ec9670
and moved the RFC into the Implemented section.

Nikita

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