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03/29/11 11:18:43 (4 years ago)
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  • Ticket #16752, comment 1

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    1 I don't know how much the trade-off is for that, but the PHP manual states the following 
     1I don't know how much the trade-off is for that, but the PHP manual states the following: 
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     3> Returning by reference is useful when you want to use a function to find to which variable a reference should be bound. Do not use return-by-reference to increase performance. The engine will automatically optimize this on its own. Only return references when you have a valid technical reason to do so. 
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     5I think in PHP 4 code it was returned by reference for memory reasons. We should not do that any longer because we don't need it. 
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    37Related: #16661, #16813, #16917