Why PHP 5 Rocks!
Subject:   No namespaces?
Date:   2004-07-16 15:17:03
From:   arunp
C++, Java, C#, Perl, Python, Ruby all have namespaces. Why doesn't PHP need namespaces?
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  • Adam Trachtenberg photo No namespaces?
    2004-07-16 15:39:52  Adam Trachtenberg | O'Reilly Author [View]

    PHP 5 originally had namespaces, but they were dropped during the beta process.

    There are certainly lots of people who would like namespaces in PHP, but that's not a feature that made it into PHP 5.
    • No namespaces?
      2004-07-18 03:15:53  otto [View]

      PHP clearly lacks a benevolent dictator. Design by committee hardly ever works.