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Bug #30488 Associative array key called on string returns first character
Submitted: 2004-10-20 06:35 UTC Modified: 2004-10-20 09:20 UTC
From: azmoo at azmoo dot net Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Variables related
PHP Version: 5.0.2 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2004-10-20 06:35 UTC] azmoo at azmoo dot net
Description:
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If referencing an associative array key on a string (which we shouldn't be doing, obviously), it seems to make the key equal 0, and consequently returns the first character of the string. I expected this to return NULL.

Reproduce code:
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$string = 'This is a string!';
var_dump($string['key']);

Expected result:
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NULL

Actual result:
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'T'

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 [2004-10-20 09:20 UTC] derick@php.net
Thank you for taking the time to write to us, but this is not
a bug. Please double-check the documentation available at
http://www.php.net/manual/ and the instructions on how to report
a bug at http://bugs.php.net/how-to-report.php

This is expected, no bug here!
 
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