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Consider UTF-8 as the default encoding #760
I heared some incomprehensible feature about phpcs.
I'm Korean and I can write source with korean.
But, We(=Korean) must use phpcs with
I think default encoding must be utf-8. Some RDF about PHP 7 features say "UTF-8 is now the de facto standard encoding for PHP"
How do you think about change default encoding?
For historical reasons only I guess. Changing default encoding in feature release would be considered as BC break for people that rely on fact, that default encoding isn't UTF-8.
In 3.0 release I guess it's possible to change default encoding value.
For now I recommend you: