[development] Reboot the PHP filter talk

Tadej Baša tadej.basa at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 08:38:09 UTC 2006

extending your idea of .inc files. How about making a filter for
including PHP snippets. This way you could pass parameters to a
snippet, we could copy all those PHP snippets on drupal.org into such
.inc files.


On 1/29/06, Karoly Negyesi <karoly at negyesi.net> wrote:
> Hi!
> Wow. This one exploded. Let me sum up what we have and provide a summed
> answer so that the conversation remains focused.
> "I can create customized views into the data easily using PHP pages.  It
> would take 10 times as long to write a custom module to do the same work."
> This quote nicely sums up what we have so far. However this is not true
> for Ber's nor for my proposal. I said: move the snippet into an inc. Same
> amount of work to _author_ the PHP code than the current solution. Upload
> is a bit harder. However, it seems that people are really want to enter
> PHP code in a webform so, I stepped a bit back and Ber's patch is
> preferred. I still doubt that if someone has the knowledge to author PHP,
> then he can't use FTP.
> Ber's patch is a true Drupal solution (mine is not). It factors out the
> PHP filter to another module and let's you decide whether you want a more
> secure site with this module off (even removed!) or you want to continue
> where you are currently.
> The two solutions, however, are complementary. If you do not have a PHP
> filter at all (Ber's patch) you could still want to use snippets quickly
> and easily.
> Regards
> NK

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