On 24/08/01, "Andrei Zmievski" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Initially, I had another specifier that would let you receive just the
> string pointer, but in discussions with Andi we agreed that it would be
> good to always return the length as well. Binary safety was a major
> consideration in this. Don't you think people will start passing NULL
> all the time if this rule is relaxed?

I understand, and yes, they would.

It just seems a shame to have to declare those ints when they are not

zend_parse_parameters does a great job of reducing the "tedium"
and clutter of declaring a php function, so I should just be grateful and
keep my mouth shut :)


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