[development] trouble destructing xml

Matt matt at aleph-null.tv
Fri Mar 25 15:24:16 UTC 2011

Yeah, it would be a rather odd argument for someone to make that even
though I wrote QueryPath and the QueryPath module, I have to remove
QueryPath from the QueryPath module simply because it is separable
from Drupal (and because I have released the non-Drupal part
separately from the Drupal module).


On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 8:45 AM, Scott Reynen
<scott at makedatamakesense.com> wrote:
> On 3/24/11 10:58 PM, David Metzler wrote:
>> Regarding introspection..... Not quite true.  I use print_r on simplexml
>> objects all the time with dsm.
>> drupal_set_message('<pre>' . print_r($xml,1) .'</pre>');
> Hmm. That's never worked for me, and the note on php.net suggests it doesn't
> work for others. But if it works for you, great. I do want to note, though,
> that dsm() is not a shorthand for drupal_set_message(); it's a completely
> different function in the devel module.
>> although it sounds like the drupal community is pretty "down" on its use.
> For my part, I didn't mean to suggest I'm "down" on SimpleXML, rather that
> it may be working fine (though it sounds like it wasn't for Jeff) even if
> inspection suggests otherwise.
>> I'll start giving qp a look , but this community has frowned on bundling
>> third party libraries with drupal contrib modules in the past.
> Kevin O has already pointed out QueryPath is okay on licensing, but that's
> not enough to make it okay for Drupal.org. The policy against hosting third
> party work on Drupal.org goes beyond licensing concerns. See:
> http://drupal.org/node/422996
> That said, QueryPath is _not_ third party. The maintainer of the module on
> Drupal.org is the lead developer of the QueryPath project at querypath.org.
> It's first party.
> --
> Scott Reynen
> MakeDataMakeSense.com


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