[PHP-DEV] global HTTP_(POST|GET|SESSION|SERVER|COOKIE)_VARS;

2001-07-02 Thread Derick Rethans
Hello list, sometimes I use PHP too, and today I noticed the things I described here. Per coincidence, Jani, who is working on the new bugsystem, had the same thoughts about this. I'll describe the problem now: All the arrays which hold the vars are not in de global name space, you you will

Re: [PHP-DEV] global HTTP_(POST|GET|SESSION|SERVER|COOKIE)_VARS;

2001-07-02 Thread Zeev Suraski
(a) I agree that the names are long (b) Remember that you can change the name by simply assigning it around (e.g., $GET_A = $HTTP_GET_VARS) (c) I think that $GET_A is ugly :) I'd go for something along the lines of $__GET (d) Having these variables available on every function means that it's

Re: [PHP-DEV] global HTTP_(POST|GET|SESSION|SERVER|COOKIE)_VARS;

2001-07-02 Thread Cynic
At 14:07 7/2/2001, Derick Rethans wrote the following: -- Hello list, sometimes I use PHP too, and today I noticed the things I described here. Per coincidence, Jani, who is working on the new bugsystem, had the same thoughts about

Re: [PHP-DEV] global HTTP_(POST|GET|SESSION|SERVER|COOKIE)_VARS;

2001-07-02 Thread derick
On Mon, 2 Jul 2001, Zeev Suraski wrote: (a) I agree that the names are long (b) Remember that you can change the name by simply assigning it around (e.g., $GET_A = $HTTP_GET_VARS) I know this, but then you'll end up with: $GET_A = $GLOBALS[HTTP_GET_VARS]; $POST_A = $GLOBALS[HTTP_POST_VARS];

Re: [PHP-DEV] global HTTP_(POST|GET|SESSION|SERVER|COOKIE)_VARS;

2001-07-02 Thread Cynic
/me smells $@, $#, $$, $' and stuff. :| I don't really mind PHP being a bit verbose. At 15:10 7/2/2001, Zeev Suraski wrote the following: -- (a) I agree that the names are long (b) Remember that you can change the name by simply

Re: [PHP-DEV] global HTTP_(POST|GET|SESSION|SERVER|COOKIE)_VARS;

2001-07-02 Thread derick
On Mon, 2 Jul 2001, Cynic wrote: /me smells $@, $#, $$, $' and stuff. :| I don't really mind PHP being a bit verbose. There is nothing wrong with being verbose of course, but there is a limit on this. Writing 50 lines of code, and using in there around 20 times $HTTP_SESSION_VARS or something