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Doc Bug #77948 Wrong Namespaces FAQ item interpretation/explanation
Submitted: 2019-04-28 08:32 UTC Modified: 2020-08-13 13:04 UTC
From: dn dot permyakov at gmail dot com Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Documentation problem
PHP Version: 7.1.28 OS: MacOS Mojave
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2019-04-28 08:32 UTC] dn dot permyakov at gmail dot com
Description:
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From manual page: https://php.net/language.namespaces.faq
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There is a list item:
 "Import names cannot conflict with classes defined in the same file".

Given example shows that class defined NOT in the SAME file but in the file that included into main file together with second one. 

This changes the sense of the phrase completely. Cause it CAN and WILL conflict with classed defined in the SAME file(try to move MyClass into file2.php and you'll see)

The description should be something like "Import names cannot conflict with each other" or something like that.


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 [2019-04-28 08:39 UTC] dn dot permyakov at gmail dot com
Better description version would be "Import names cannot conflict with aliases existing in the same file"
 [2019-08-25 19:46 UTC] dominic dot mayers at meditationstudies dot org
Here, "cannot" means "are not allowed to". The item says "Import names are not allowed to conflict with classes defined in the same file." Is this clearer?
 [2020-08-13 13:04 UTC] cmb@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Closed -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2020-08-13 13:06 UTC] phpdocbot@php.net
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Revision: http://git.php.net/?p=doc/en.git;a=commit;h=70528785e7893febe9d28127ac5142e09f50d1e0
Log: Fix #77948: Wrong Namespaces FAQ item interpretation/explanation
 [2020-08-14 01:45 UTC] phpdocbot@php.net
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Revision: http://git.php.net/?p=doc/ja.git;a=commit;h=81b1413b2d500196065d233f39e2dc5f77650501
Log: Fix #77948: Wrong Namespaces FAQ item interpretation/explanation
 
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