ZF-5805: Make protected methods of Zend_Controller_Action public
Currently, Zend_Controller_Action has a number of protected "helper" methods. There is no good reason for these to be protected, and it actually makes it difficult for action helpers to have introspection and access to valuable processes in Zend_Controller_Action. These methods include:
Public methods should be provided, and the protected methods marked as deprecated.; the protected methods will proxy to the public methods in the interim.