I am not sure there is any. $GLOBALS is simply an array that contains individual references to each global variable.
For example: $a = 1; $GLOBALS['a'] = 2; echo $a; gives you 2 The best documentation is probably the basic explanation of how references work. http://php.net/references -Rasmus On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, Hunter, Ray wrote: > Where is some good documentation on how $GLOBALS works and what is really > going on in the background? > > > Thank you, > > Ray Hunter > Firmware Engineer > > ENTERASYS NETWORKS > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Rasmus Lerdorf [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2002 9:53 AM > To: Richard Davey > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: [PHP] How to access arrays from $GLOBAL? > > > I don't understand why you think it is illogical. How else would you > dereference a multi-dimensional array? > > On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, Richard Davey wrote: > > > "Mike Ford" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]. > > .. > > > $GLOBALS['mtxt'] > > > > Fantastic :) > > > > That's totally illogical but it works a treat. > > PHP has some weird syntax rules sometimes! > > > > Cheers, > > > > Rich > > -- > > Fatal Design > > http://www.fatal-design.com > > Atari / DarkBASIC / Coding / Since 1995 > > > > > > > > -- > > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > > > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php