I'm working on a site where I'm using geeklog 

It has the requirement that 

> "Geeklog needs the register_globals variable turned on in order to work.
> Since PHP 4.2.0, the default for register_globals is "off". To fix it,
> simply add the following line to your php.ini file

Is this not *wrong*. It sounds to me like fake laziness. Nothing drives 
me bonkers more than trying to track down a variable that is inherited 
from who knows where. 

Perhaps I'm missing something. I've recently worked on a lot of PHP 
code written by others and it's a nightmare trying to track down where 
a variable is defined and where it's value might be changed.  Perhaps 
there is some tool I can use to trace this. I dunno. 

Am I correct in my aversion to globals or I am I missing their true 
value and perhaps some tools I could use when working on apps that have 
more than 50 php files floating all over the place and no 


"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go
                -- Philip K. Dick

PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/)
To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php

Reply via email to