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Bug #14175 it is possible to assign a invalid variable-name
Submitted: 2001-11-22 07:57 UTC Modified: 2001-11-22 08:00 UTC
From: gerw at dds dot nl Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Variables related
PHP Version: 4.0.5 OS: win98, freebsd
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2001-11-22 07:57 UTC] gerw at dds dot nl
<?php
   $1 = "hello";
?>
This will produce an error.
That isn't very strange ;-)

But....

<?php
   ${"1"} = "hello";
?>

This is allowed.
Isn't this a bug?

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 [2001-11-22 08:00 UTC] derick@php.net
Nope, this is not a bug, but expected behavior. You can also uses space and interpunction marks like this.
However, it's sitll veyr ugly.

Derick
 
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