Wow – it looks like the PHP team now has a wiki which will be used to help map out development issues – planned features and such. This has been a long time coming and I’m glad to see it in place. I hope it will continue to help open up the development process to a larger audience. Unlike some wikis, this is not open for anyone to edit, at least not at first. You’ll need to follow the instructions on the main page and email Lukas Smith for an account to edit. Sounds like this is a temporary state and that self-registration will be there eventually.
A quick poke around the RFCs showed a few RFCs in place, and a good deal of data in them. Certainly enough to have a good idea of what’s being planned.
I’d still like to see an issue tracker in place and source commits all have issue or bug numbers attached to them. This would give transparency as to what the committer was intending to affect (or should that be effect?) However, this is definitely a large step for the project and I hope it’ll get traction and become one of the key tools used to drive PHP forward. I was just having a discussion with a friend this evening about how PHP’s dev process could use more tools to help make the process more visible, and then I stumbled on the (seemingly new?) wiki.
Again – great job!
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