"Will no longer produce any output." in the BC example is wrong, it
will produce a notice due to an undefined index then.

> NOTE: If accepted, during the deprecation phase the following E_DEPRECATED 
> notice would be emitted in cases where the behavior will change:

I guess that means also $a[-3] = true; $a[] = false; will emit a
deprecation notice?

Regards, Niklas

2018-02-22 18:38 GMT+01:00 Pedro Magalhães <m...@pmmaga.net>:
> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 8:03 PM, Pedro Magalhães <m...@pmmaga.net> wrote:
>> Hi internals,
>> I want to bring up this RFC once again given that now seems to be the
>> right timing for it. I have previously canceled the vote when I initially
>> proposed this to land on 7.2 which was seen as too big of a BC for a minor
>> version. On a second attempt targeting 8.0 I have also canceled the vote as
>> the inclusion of a deprecation notice in cases where the behavior will
>> change warranted further discussion.
>> To address these issues, the current version of the RFC will have 2
>> separate votes:
>> - Introduce the new behavior on 8.0
>> - Introduce a deprecation notice on 7.3
>> For those not familiar with the RFC, the general idea is that currently,
>> any array that has a number n as it's first numeric key will have for it's
>> next implicit key either n+1 if n >= 0 or 0 if n < 0. This RFC proposes to
>> make this consistent by always using n+1 regardless of the sign of n.
>> In code:
>> $a[-2] = true; // Current: Key is -2, RFC: Key is -2
>> $a[] = true; // Current: Key is 0, RFC: Key is -1
>> $a[] = true; // Current: Key is 1, RFC: Key is 0
>> I invite you to read the full RFC: https://wiki.php.net/rfc/
>> negative_array_index and bring up any issues you see with the current
>> version before the voting period starts.
>> Looking forward for any feedback.
>> Regards,
>> Pedro Magalhães
> Hi internals,
> I'd like to open the voting for this RFC in 5 days (27/2).
> Please bring up any feedback you may have about it before the voting period
> starts.
> Thanks in advance,
> Pedro Magalhães

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