> I'm working on a site where I'm using geeklog
> http://geeklog.sourceforge.net/
> 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.

If you initialize all your local variables, there is nothing wrong with
having register_globals on.  Well-written apps run quite nicely and
securely with them on.  The reason to turn them off is to protect yourself
from crappy code.


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