[wp-hackers] Re: SOAP Interface and moving to php 5

Alan J Castonguay alan at verselogic.net
Sat May 19 01:59:58 GMT 2007

Robert Deaton wrote:
> Interfaces - great for plugin API stuff.
> Classes with __get and __set, potential for nice theme work.
> Phar - may also have great plugin potential
> Streams support, has great potential in a few areas such as the
> templating engine, which would be a nice place to be able to fiddle
> with streams when including and requiring.
> Filter. Everyone knows we could probably use it.
> PDO + bound parameters, no more SQL injection
> DateTime. Proper timezone support.
> JSON. Native C class.
> headers_list(), really needed to finish implementing WP-Cache properly.
> php_check_syntax(), properly implement the plugins avoiding fatal 
> errors code.
> Zip. Also has potential for plugins and themes.

php_check_syntax() is a really cool idea. Too bad it's deprecated already.


Alan J Castonguay

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