Let's not worry about the versions right now; I'm mostly interested in
getting feedback about the concept itself.
At 14:30 4/5/2001, Stig Sæther Bakken wrote:
>[Zeev Suraski <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>]
> > 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.
>Ouch. What about making case sensitivity an option that is disabled
>by default in 4.1, and changing the default for 4.2. IMHO changing
>this default alone is enough to warrant the 4.1 -> 4.2 transition.
> - Stig
> Stig Sæther Bakken <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Fast Search & Transfer ASA, Trondheim, Norway
Zeev Suraski <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CTO & co-founder, Zend Technologies Ltd. http://www.zend.com/
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