[development] Rename hook_menu ?

Earl Miles merlin at logrus.com
Tue Dec 12 21:34:00 UTC 2006

Michael Favia wrote:
> Karoly Negyesi wrote:
>>Today it was raised in #drupal that hook_menu has so little to do with
>>menus nowadays that
> I was initially confused by this and underestimated the hooks importance
> and functionality. At first i thought the name wasn't as important as
> it's proper documentation as a pillar of the drupal system. But after a
> moment of reflection, I remember being confused by this on my first time
> through as well.
> I'm not saying the documentation isn't there I'm just relating that i
> didn't find it by default like I found FAPI and the other hooks
> intuitive, etc probably because it was called a Menu system and I
> discounted it as what i was looking for. Anything more descriptive
> sounds good to me. Control, route, path, etc. I hope I would have
> noticed any of those for what they are.
> -mf

I like hook_path, hook_path_register or hook_entry (because it's really a main 
entry point registry).

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