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I have a dream

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation project.
Today we will revolutionize PHP.
- We will make it easier to upgrade the things you care about[1].
- We will make it easier to not upgrade things you don't want to upgrade[2].
- We will make it easier to distribute your extensions[3].
- We will make it easier to release according to your own schedule[4].
- We will make it easier to add functionality[5].
- We will make it easier to work.


Ok, today is a white lie here maybe... I haven't actually implemented this, but bear with me here for a second.

- Wouldn't it be great if PHP would just be language/syntax things?
- Wouldn't it be great if you could upgrade an extension you use independently from anything else?
- Wouldn't it be great if you could get your hands on the new intl/mysqlnd/MongoDB/curl/whatever features without needing to upgrade PHP and everything else?
- Wou…