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Doc Bug #33045 reflection api is not documented
Submitted: 2005-05-17 08:54 UTC Modified: 2017-10-24 05:26 UTC
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From: cweiske at cweiske dot de Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: Assigned Package: Reflection related
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: any
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 [2005-05-17 08:54 UTC] cweiske at cweiske dot de
Description:
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The reflection api is not documented in a way that makes it easy for extension developers to support parameter reflection in their extensions.

I wrote a small howto which covers this:
http://www.cweiske.de/howto/hackingphp5/Hacking.html

Just contact me if you want the docbook sources.


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 [2005-05-17 16:07 UTC] nlopess@php.net
In fact, we don't have any documentation that can help extension developers..
Although it would be good to have a developers' manual, it doesn't exist. And we will not document this in the main manual.
 [2005-05-17 19:35 UTC] wez@php.net
We *do* have other extension developer docs.
Someone might document the reflection API related features someday.
 [2009-03-30 10:51 UTC] cweiske@php.net
Docbook sources: http://tmp.cweiske.de/HackingPHP5.xml
 [2016-06-29 17:28 UTC] cmb@php.net
-Status: Suspended +Status: Feedback -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2016-06-29 17:28 UTC] cmb@php.net
> Docbook sources: http://tmp.cweiske.de/HackingPHP5.xml

404 Not found.
 [2016-06-29 18:15 UTC] cweiske@php.net
I've restored the file.
 [2016-06-29 18:33 UTC] cmb@php.net
> I've restored the file.

Thanks. Having had a quick glance at the file, it seems to be a
good addition to "PHP at the Core: A Hacker's Guide"[1]. To do so
would require to transfer the copyright to the "PHP Documentation
Group" and to change the license to CC BY 3.0[2]. Would you agree
to do so?

[1] <http://php.net/manual/en/internals2.php>
[2] <http://php.net/manual/en/copyright.php>
 [2016-06-29 18:41 UTC] cweiske@php.net
Yes, I agree to the license change and copyright transfer.
 [2016-06-29 19:02 UTC] cmb@php.net
-Status: Feedback +Status: Verified -Package: Documentation problem +Package: Reflection related
 [2016-06-29 19:02 UTC] cmb@php.net
> Yes, I agree to the license change and copyright transfer.

Thanks. Will include the doc ASAP.
 [2017-10-24 05:26 UTC] kalle@php.net
-Status: Verified +Status: Assigned
 
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