Re: Namespace planning
Hans Lellelid <hans <at> velum.net>
2008-08-02 02:26:14 GMT
Tony Bibbs wrote:
> I'm sure the Dev's are already licking their chops on the namespace support in 5.3 (you all did know 5.3
alpha 1 was released today, right?). What caught me a bit off gaurd in the announcement is the plans seem to
point to an October release for 5.3 stable. Anyway, I'd be curious how this might effect us Propel users.
Specifically will we be able to specify the namespace for our classes in the build.properties?
Yeah, this would obviously be a change for 1.4 or 2.0, but I'm sure that
Propel will embrace this feature. LSB will be extremely useful to the
architecture of the Peer classes too.
> Sorry if this has been beaten to death already....
Not recently ... :) We've been waiting a long, long time for
namespaces in PHP -- I think this is almost too little too late, but
we'll see how it goes. I was looking through some of the other
features, as I haven't been following any bottomless internals threads
lately. The lambda + closures stuff is just ridiculous, but I suppose
PHP needs more half-thought-out features stuck to it with chewing gum.
I increasingly realize that this is a disaster of a language that is
only getting worse. It's hard to acknowledge that after having invested
so much time in something, but at some point you have to call it what it
Obviously there are strong points or none of us would be here today, but
linguistic elegance, consistency, or coherence are not among them.
Ok, end of rant. :) I am indeed very excited about namespaces. It's ...