News Feed
Jobs Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

SitePoint PHP Blog:
Lexical scope to appear in PHP?
December 25, 2007 @ 09:46:00

<> In this new post to the SitePoint PHP blog, Troels Knak-Nielsen talks about some of the advancements (and diagreements) that have happened around adding lexical scope to the create_function functionality.

The main argument against approving the patch, seems to be, that one would expect static scoping rules to apply to the anonymous function. After all, this is the case in similar languages, which support anonymous functions. One could only assume, that changing PHP to support this, would be a major undertaking.

One would be wrong, it seems.

A patch has been made to add the functionality (from Christian Seller) adding a new keyword, lexical, to make it all work.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
lexical patch scope parse christianseller lexical patch scope parse christianseller


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Ilia Alshanetsky's Blog: Beware of the default Apache 2 config for PHP

Igor Wiedler: Evolving syntax

Lukas Smith's Blog: KISS my...

Michael Kimsal\'s Blog: PHP short tags/xml patch (AKA long live short tags!)

phpPro.org: Embedding PHP In CSS


Community Events











Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


performance symfony2 code composer install unittest security framework release overview introduction package facebook podcast language hack application component opinion hhvm

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework