Issue Type: Improvement Created: 2011-06-03T11:56:16.000+0000 Last Updated: 2011-08-07T15:14:00.000+0000 Status: Open Fix version(s): Reporter: Richard Quadling (rquadling) Assignee: Matthew Weier O'Phinney (matthew) Tags: - Zend_Loader
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If you have classes and a library of functions, you may file them in the same directory structure.
For an abstract class called Util_TypedArray and its Util_TypedArray_Exception class:
<pre class="highlight"> /Util/TypedArray.php /Util/TypedArray/Exception.php
For generic string and array function libraries:
<pre class="highlight"> /Util/Library/Array.php /Util/Library/String.php
Internally, Zend_Loader converts Util_TypedArray into /Util/TypedArray.php.
My patch (http://framework.zend.com/code/diff.php/…&) exposes this conversion as a public static method.
This allows me to code something like this ...
<pre class="highlight"> <?php // $Id: arrayColumnExtract.php,v 1.0.4 2011-05-04T14:09:43+01:00 RichardQ $ require_once 'Zend/Loader/Autoloader.php'; $o_ZendLoaderAutoLoader = Zend_Loader_Autoloader::getInstance(); /** * Include the Array library. */ include_once Zend_Loader::standardiseFile('Util_Library_Array');
Allowing the same userland naming convention/structure of classes and libraries.
How do I get this code part of the next release?
Posted by Richard Quadling (rquadling) on 2011-08-07T15:14:00.000+0000
I'm wondering if the method should be called normaliseFile() (or normalizeFile() depending upon consensus).
With the various ongoing discussions on autoloading functions in the PHP Internals mailing list, a normalize method could be used for all things being autoloaded (interfaces, traits, classes and potentially functions, as well as libraries as I've demonstrated here).
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