[development] Rename hook_menu ?

Stefan Nagtegaal development at istyledthis.nl
Tue Dec 12 11:40:32 UTC 2006

To be honoust I prefer hook_link(), which did little of what we have  
now in the drupal 2/3 era..
But still, what ever we do with hook_menu() we _are_ always  
generating links, right?


Op 12-dec-2006, om 12:33 heeft Zohar Stolar het volgende geschreven:

> It's true, but hook_menu is, after all, dealing with paths and links.
> Paths and links are what allows us to navigate inside a site, and  
> they are commonly combined in a menu.
> If we checked it statistically, I'm sure we would have found that  
> most of the items in the menu hook are not actually visible as menu  
> items, but when thinking of a menu i a larger context, we find it's  
> not at all a bad name.
> A menu is a representation of a site's structure, whether it's a  
> logical structure, or a more physic one. So in this way - even if  
> an item is not visible, it's still part of the structure, and as a  
> result - has its place in the menu.
> Zohar
> Karoly Negyesi wrote:
>> Today it was raised in #drupal that hook_menu has so little to do  
>> with menus nowadays that
>> hook_control
>> is likely to be a better name for the system. Thoughts are  
>> welcome. MVC flames are not.
>> Regards
>> NK

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