11:45 - 12:30
When introduced in PHP, namespaces were seen as a mere convenience: Shorter class names, yet no danger of collisions. Focusing on technicalities, strict rules like PSR-0 or PSR-4 were established to define how namespaces are to be structured and mapped into a directory layout. Since then, developers blindly follow these rules, ignoring the original concept of namespaces and the benefits they can offer. It’s time to change that.