in reply to Re: Re: 'use strict' is not Perl
in thread 'use strict' is not Perl

EXACTLY, thus not polluting everything with variables from all over the damn place. The goal (strict) is the same, even though the web centric context of PHP is different.

It's going to be hard for them to get out of their years of bad habits. Maybe PHP 5 will solve some of this, but I doubt it.