On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 8:21 PM, Rasmus Lerdorf <ras...@lerdorf.com> wrote:
> I think you, and many others, commenting here, should start by looking
> at the engine implementation. Any successful RFC needs to have a strong
> implementation behind it, or at the very least a very detailed description of
> how the implementation would mesh with the existing engine code.
> The reason we don’t have typed properties/variables is that it would
> require adding type checks on almost every access to the underlying
> zval. That is a huge perf hit compared to only doing it on method/function
> egress points as we do now.

I'm going to underline Rasmus' comment here.  zval assignment is a
deep/core element of what the engine does.  Even when it's not

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