[development] Drupal - to use objects or arrays

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Wed Jan 10 04:38:26 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 09 January 2007 10:08 pm, Rowan Kerr wrote:
> On 1/9/07, Larry Garfield <larry at garfieldtech.com> wrote:
> > There's no hard rule, but I think "what makes semantic sense when writing
> > it" is the guideline.  Oh yes, and when iterating over records from a
> > database where it really doesn't make a difference, using
> > db_fetch_object() seems more common than db_fetch_array(), simply because
> > there's fewer funky characters involved with objects than arrays. :-)
> I'd be happy to see objects removed completely from Drupal...

That's been proposed at least twice since I started following this list.  Both 
times there was a big argument and we ended up right back where we started: 
Use what makes semantic sense.  Please don't open that can of worms 
again. :-)

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