[development] Attention Views API developers
dmitrig01 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 02:58:31 UTC 2008
Derek, you were absolutely correct about what I was thinking.
No, I didn't think you were trying to be annoying. I'm sorry if I
conveyed that message.
I was simply wondering what reason was behind needing to implement the
hook. After reading the documentation again, it's more clear to me.
On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 11:45 PM, Derek Wright <drupal at dwwright.net> wrote:
> On Sep 3, 2008, at 10:48 PM, Earl Miles wrote:
>> Because when you try to inherit classes that aren't loaded, PHP dies a
>> horrible awful death.
> Duly noted, thanks.
>> I'm pretty sure I mentioned the 'causes sites to crash' part already.
> Indeed. However, you didn't explain why, which is completely natural in a
> summary email that's painting the "short version". That left people with a
> justifiable curiosity about why the naive solution (having a default
> implementation of this hook) wouldn't work. Between your latest message in
> this thread and reading api-handlers.html I now fully understand.
> Speaking only for myself (and probably Dmitri), let me add that I'm not out
> to get you, blame you, or prove you wrong. ;) I love you and deeply respect
> your work. I only wanted to give Dmitri the benefit of the doubt, and to
> learn from your efforts.
> -Derek (dww)
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