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<?php class Person { public static function status() { static::getStatus(); } protected static function getStatus() { echo "Person is alive"; } } //If we call Person::status() we will see "Person is alive" . Now consider what happens when we make a class that inherits from this: class Deceased extends Person { protected static function getStatus() { echo "Person is deceased"; } } Deceased::status();
Output for 5.3.0 - 7.1.0
Person is deceased
Output for 5.1.0 - 5.2.17
Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM, expecting T_VARIABLE in /in/3Mu8k on line 7
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 5.0.0 - 5.0.5
Parse error: parse error, unexpected T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM, expecting T_VARIABLE in /in/3Mu8k on line 7
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 4.4.2 - 4.4.9
Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING, expecting T_OLD_FUNCTION or T_FUNCTION or T_VAR or '}' in /in/3Mu8k on line 5
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 4.3.0 - 4.3.1, 4.3.5 - 4.4.1
Parse error: parse error, unexpected T_STRING, expecting T_OLD_FUNCTION or T_FUNCTION or T_VAR or '}' in /in/3Mu8k on line 5
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 4.3.2 - 4.3.4
Parse error: parse error, expecting `T_OLD_FUNCTION' or `T_FUNCTION' or `T_VAR' or `'}'' in /in/3Mu8k on line 5
Process exited with code 255.