[development] Proposed hook_message_alter

Karoly Negyesi karoly at negyesi.net
Sat Mar 17 05:23:42 UTC 2007

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Sent: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 10:49:13 -0700
From: "Greg Holsclaw" <Greg.Holsclaw at trouvemedia.com>
To: <development at drupal.org>
Subject: Re: [development] Proposed hook_message_alter

> Unfortunately, there are many. I will try to compile a list and submit
> bugs, but even the best modules like devel miss t() on a message or two.
> A quick search results in 1305 uses of drupal_set_message in 5.x
> releases modules, and quick look around found almost 10 in less than 100
> messages checked.

It's not just messages. And also, if there a lot, then there should be critical (yes, this IS critical) bugs filed for every single project saying "there are t calls missing" and adding a few examples. Let the (co)maintainers find the others. It's not that you shall scourge 1000+ modules.

t() must be a habit because if you get used to output raw, then you will have an XSS hole before long which t() could have avoided. That's why it's critical.

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