[development] Rename *_load and friends

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Sat Jan 6 18:41:24 UTC 2007

Peter Wolanin wrote:
> A patch for the HEAD developer docs is here:  http://drupal.org/node/107225
> While everything is still referred to as a "hook", the name
> placeholder in the last patch is altered to "method_".  I think these

Isn't method something you use in OO programming?


> *are* different from the other hooks, in that one module can implement
> an unlimited number of node hooks (e.g. mymodulename.module can
> implement story1_load(), page1_load(), press_release_load(), etc),
> whose names may be totally unrelated to the module name, but can only
> implement mymodulename_nodeapi().

Yeah. So what?

> if you don't like "method_" as an alternate placeholder, please post a
> better patch.

I don't like it on the grounds that people coming from OO computing 
might become confused.

People, stop making up your own terminology.


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