At 01:29 PM 5/4/2001 +0300, Zeev Suraski wrote:
>I think that there are two ways to look at the issue that John raised.
>One, is a cosmetic change, that would add a bit of bloat to classes, and
>retain another name in them. Allowing access to it using some specialized
>function (get_beautiful_class_name() or something like that).
>The other, is a more fundamental change, and it is to change PHP to be
>case dependant. PHP 4.0 follows the standard set by PHP/FI 2.0 (or
>earlier), and maintains case sensitivity for variable names, but not
>function names or class names. IMHO, there's very little reason for this
>inconsistency, and PHP would have been better off with full case
>sensitivity across class names, function names and variable names. It
>would also improve performance fairly significantly.
>IMHO, in a compatibility breaking upgrade, we should look into defaulting
>to case sensitivity, while allowing case insensitivity as a non-default option.
I wouldn't mind that and then both John and me would be happy :)
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