[development] namespaced global variables [WAS: Drupal 6.2theme system standalone]

FGM fgm at osinet.fr
Sat Jun 14 15:07:29 UTC 2008

We could even go futher and require PHP5.3. That way namespaces would be 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Syscrusher" <syscrusher at 4th.com>
To: <development at drupal.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 14, 2008 5:00 PM
Subject: Re: [development] namespaced global variables [WAS: Drupal 6.2theme 
system standalone]

On Sat, 2008-06-14 at 16:47 +0200, Adrian Rossouw wrote:
> Dries didn't like the idea when i floated it 5 years ago, but maybe
> it's time =)

If we're talking about that kind of a major change, is it time to
revisit the question of whether Drupal should use PHP's OOP features,
now that the PHP language has better OO support than it did several
years ago?

I realize this has been discussed before, and I'm not trying to open a
flame war here. If the answer is "Hell no!", then I will not start a
fight about it. I just thought we might be trying with things like
home-grown contexts to reinvent a wheel that's already solved by

Kind regards,


Syscrusher <syscrusher at 4th.com>

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