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Request #70834 Namespace name scalar with ::namespace
Submitted: 2015-11-02 11:03 UTC Modified: 2015-11-02 11:04 UTC
From: office at maslosoft dot com Assigned:
Status: Open Package: Reflection related
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: Any
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2015-11-02 11:03 UTC] office at maslosoft dot com
Description:
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Background:
There is existing special constant, ie `Vendor\Package\ClassName::class`, as per RFC:
https://wiki.php.net/rfc/class_name_scalars

Requested feature:
There could be also namespace constant, which is anyway reserved, ie:

`Vendor\Package\ClassName::namespace` should resolve to string '\Vendor\Package\ClassName'

Pros:
Could be used for any namespace related operation, like registering namespace for some purpose

Cons:
Could interfere with token parsing scripts



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 [2015-11-02 11:04 UTC] office at maslosoft dot com
Typo, it should be:
`Vendor\Package\ClassName::namespace` should resolve to string '\Vendor\Package'
 
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