[development] 4.8/5.0: Modules, the install system, and directories

Morbus Iff morbus at disobey.com
Wed Feb 22 17:03:37 UTC 2006

>> http://php.net/parse_ini_file
>> In other words, PHP has already overloaded the .ini meaning for us.
> Here is a way to get over the .ini stigma:

Please, please, please. This is now stop-motion.

When I had .ini hate, it was because I didn't know a) the extent of what 
he meant by .ini, b) that there was a parse_ini_file function already.

PHP's implementation of .ini files is correct.
I've also tested it and it is actually useful.

But, the *real* problem is described herein:

   We don't get all the capabilities of t(). While we can certainly
   throw a t() around the retrieved string, we can never use %vars
   to include URLs or user data, or what have you. This, I think,
   puts the nail in the idea of help-within-an-ini file.

*That* is what should be discussed in regard to .ini not OSes.
*That*, and that alone, is why I'm against .ini now.

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