PHP 8.1 is already taking shape quite well, yet there’s one feature I’d love to see added, that’s still being discussed: multi-line short closures. The RFC calls them “Auto-capturing multi-statement closures” but I hope you don’t mind me using the somewhat shorter name.
If you’re on an actively supported PHP version, you already know about short closures — a.k.a. “arrow functions”. And, most importantly, one of their biggest drawbacks: they only support one-line expressions, which are also used as the return value.
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