[development] strange inconsistency: 'custom_url_rewrite'

Bèr Kessels ber at webschuur.com
Mon Dec 26 14:19:02 UTC 2005

Hi there,

while writing a tiny module to make these fancy 'web2.0' *cough* urls in the 
form of tag1+tag2+tag3 I ran across a rather strange issue.

 custom_url_rewrite  works as expected, but is rather OO unfriendly. I mean, 
if I define that, Drupal wil FAil to even load if someone adds another module 
with this, or if a person has this function define in her settings.php.

Why is this not hook_url_rewrite? Am I missing something? Is it a performance 


NB: I am aware of pathauto. But there is no bleeping way that I am going to 
alias my 1500 (and still growing) tags plus all its combinations in there! 
That would mean ~5e4114 aliases. thats a five with 4114 zeros! I doubt MySQL 
can handle that at all.
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