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Doc Bug #75814 Documentation not updated to reflect symbol naming rule change in 7.1
Submitted: 2018-01-13 23:25 UTC Modified: 2019-04-17 15:18 UTC
Avg. Score:4.0 ± 1.0
Reproduced:1 of 1 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (100.0%)
Same OS:0 (0.0%)
From: Assigned: girgias (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Variables related
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: Any
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2018-01-13 23:25 UTC]
Prior to 7.1, the byte 0x7f was permitted as the first character in a symbol name. Since 7.1, it is no longer allowed. The documentation has not been updated to reflect this.

It needs to be updated on at least this page:

There are most likely other places that need to be updated.

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 [2018-01-31 10:28 UTC]
-Type: Bug +Type: Documentation Problem -Package: Documentation problem +Package: Variables related
 [2018-08-21 02:59 UTC] manabu dot matsui at gmail dot com
These pages also have the same problem.
 [2019-04-17 15:17 UTC]
Automatic comment from SVN on behalf of girgias
Log: Updated REGEX of valid symbols in various instances
Fixes Doc Bug #75814
 [2019-04-17 15:18 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Closed -Assigned To: +Assigned To: girgias
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