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As others have commented on articles similar to this one elsewhere:
this demonstrates not how PHP is "evolving", but simply how
it is catching up to where other languages were 10+ years ago
(particularly Python), by way of blatantly copying their features (and
attempting to implement them just as elegantly, but failing).
Although I know PHP better than, and use it more than, any other
language (and although I'm happy that these features have been
added), I recognise its flaws. It's not an evolving language.
It's a collection of patch-work and band-aids. This is just the
latest and greatest of the band-aids. Let's get real here,
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