[development] Evil hack: admin/modules without memory restrictions
vlado at dikini.net
Mon Jan 23 09:55:39 UTC 2006
> But why would you start from scratch when a single function can do
> all the heavy lifting for you? The preference for a single
> character? ( : versus = ). It seems that development time could be
> put to better use than writing another file parsing routine.
> What are users? Aren't module developers users too? Why not give
> them a documented function to work against?
My sentiments are similar. But, in the long run a non-exetuable
meta-data file is a bit simpler - you can distribute only that file, and
no trust between the parties is required to read it in.
I've implemented both kinds of meta-data file type, where the plain text
is the origin. The php file is generated off the text, can be
concatenated into one big thing and can be used uniformely.
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