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PHP Internals News: Episode 1: Saner string to number comparisons

Welcome to the first episode of "PHP Internals News", a weekly-ish podcast about what goes on in the land of PHP development. In this podcast, we discuss current RFCs that are up for discussion, implementations of features with technical detail, and explanations of odd bugs, and their fixes.

In this first episode we talk to Nikita Popov about his Saner string to number comparisons RFC.

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Love the idea for an internals podcast. Looking forward to more episodes!

I'm recording three this week, so stay tuned!

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