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Request #68898 HTTP extension bundle with future PHP versions?
Submitted: 2015-01-24 06:24 UTC Modified: 2015-07-14 08:24 UTC
From: worldoffame at hotmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Wont fix Package: HTTP related
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: Irrelevant
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2015-01-24 06:24 UTC] worldoffame at hotmail dot com
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This is yet another request to bundle highly useful PECL extensions into PHP core. HTTP extension offers a lot of useful features that every code will find neat and valuable, unfortunate it's on PECL which means not all of us will have access to it. Like I said before, if you are a software developer like me creating a script for client users who are mostly Shared Hosts or VPS users, they wont be able to install PECL extensions. I hope to see HTTP extension in PHP core starting from PHP 7, lemme know if anyone mind responding to this request. 


Note: In case you do not know what I am talking about, take a look at the link below for the HTTP extension package. Its currently on PECL, and we need it in PHP core:
http://php.net/manual/en/intro.http.php


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 [2015-01-25 01:55 UTC] yohgaki@php.net
There will be the RFC for this.
 [2015-01-25 04:24 UTC] worldoffame at hotmail dot com
Awesome, please let it pass, and we will not have to use superglobals anymore. HTTP extension is the way of future, just like SPL.
 [2015-01-25 17:34 UTC] mike@php.net
WAIT! :) Be aware, that the RFC is about v2 API of pecl_http not v1.

https://wiki.php.net/rfc/pecl_http

v1: http://php.net/http
v2: http://devel-m6w6.rhcloud.com/mdref/http/
 [2015-01-26 11:21 UTC] worldoffame at hotmail dot com
Well v2 is even better, I like what I am seeing so far. And when will the RFC go to voting phase? I very hope it will pass through, although PHP internals are very unpredictable so anything can happen.
 [2015-07-14 08:24 UTC] mike@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Wont fix
 
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