On 16 November 2010 17:25, Hansen, Mike <mike.han...@atmel.com> wrote: >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Hansen, Mike >> Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 10:24 AM >> To: 'Daniel Brown' >> Subject: RE: [PHP] Why the PEAR hate? >> >> > -----Original Message----- >> > From: paras...@gmail.com [mailto:paras...@gmail.com] On >> > Behalf Of Daniel Brown >> > >> > Some of the PEAR stuff is older and unmaintained, which is one >> > possible reason. More likely is that folks often expect PEAR to be >> > the end-all, be-all, and that was never the intent. PEAR >> is supposed >> > to jump-start a project and extend some built-in functionality, not >> > provide a framework or do all of the work for folks who consider >> > themselves "programmers" because they can iterate an array in just >> > twenty-seven lines of procedural code. >> > >> > As for folks who say that PEAR and PECL don't work --- the most >> > common reason for this is user error or system configuration issues. >> > I've experienced the same issues myself over the years.... quite >> > frustrating, but sure enough, it was my fault most times. >> > >> > Oops...I just replied to Daniel. > > Is PEAR supposed to be the CPAN for PHP, or is there another repository of > PHP modules that is used by the typical PHP developer?
It depends what you want to use. I use PEAR's Console_CommandLine_Parser and Zend Framework's autoloader, config and SOAP/WSDL classes. "Mix'n'match" is the name of the game. -- Richard Quadling Twitter : EE : Zend @RQuadling : e-e.com/M_248814.html : bit.ly/9O8vFY -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php