On Mon, 9 Jul 2001, Zeev Suraski wrote:

> At 21:49 9/7/2001, Sascha Schumann wrote:
> >On Mon, 9 Jul 2001, Zeev Suraski wrote:
> >
> > > So have a patch on your directory as you published it, for those few for
> > > which the flex scanner doesn't work (and they *are* very few).  Don't break
> > > PHP.
> >
> >     Could you explain to me how a completely optional change
> >     which people need to enable explicitly can break PHP?
> Abstracting the scanner interface, and putting it into PHP, breaks the 
> whole structure of PHP.  Would it work?  Of course, I trust you tested 
> it.  A lot of things that would work are things that are wrong, and that 
> break PHP, from a structural point of view.

This seems rather subjective. Also, if the Zend license will be modified (and,
to everyone on this list, that is still an _if_), can't we revert back to the
former, non-abstracted structure? 



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