[development] load node globally

arthur arthur at 24b6.net
Thu Jan 15 21:55:11 UTC 2009

On Jan 15, 2009, at 4:50 PM, Ashraf Amayreh wrote:

> Hello All,
> Since I see so many node loads in block visibility and in modules  
> that do $node manipulations and so forth, which would make me think  
> that sometimes many node loads might occur on some pages and tens  
> perhaps when you add contributed modules on that, I was wondering  
> why not just load $node globally on node/<num>/* pages like we do  
> with $user to avoid any extra node_loads? Developers would only need  
> to global $node and it would either be null or populated and ready.

node_load() stores nodes in a static variable already- see




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> Ashraf Amayreh
> http://aamayreh.org

arthur at civicactions.com

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