On Mon, 19 Feb 2001, Jason Greene wrote:
> > We can change in_array() to return the the key if it's found, and false
> > if it's not, but imagine all the scripts it would break..
> about 1/4th of mine : )
> Well I think the basic problem is that people are using in_array against its 
> It is a Boolean function, and that really shouldn't be changed. We could create 
> function that is more designed for searching? perhaps array_find? I wouldn't mind 
>spending time on this if agreed upon.

Could be done. The way I'd do it is have one php_in_array() C function
that gets parameters passed through from in_array() and array_find() as
well as a flag indicating whether to just return true/false or the
actual key.


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are born, and never stops until you stand up to speak in public. " -- Sir
George Jessel

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