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Request #79228 Allow DateTimeInterface to be implemented in userland
Submitted: 2020-02-05 00:59 UTC Modified: 2020-02-05 01:21 UTC
From: eric at ericstern dot com Assigned:
Status: Open Package: Date/time related
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 [2020-02-05 00:59 UTC] eric at ericstern dot com
Description:
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Since DateTimeInterface has a restriction that it cannot be implemented in user space, certain operations (especially in testing) become unnecessarily difficult. It would be great if a future version of PHP lifted this restriction.

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https://github.com/sebastianbergmann/phpunit/issues/3680 is an example of why this is a real-world issue.


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 [2020-02-05 01:21 UTC] requinix@php.net
Happened during bug #65768 "because ext/date relies on classes implementing it to support certain internal structures".
https://git.php.net/?p=php-src.git;a=commit;h=5f09944662e09ea0b3f93cfab8702f188955e68c
 
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