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Request #50320 fopen: illogic modes
Submitted: 2009-11-28 23:19 UTC Modified: 2009-11-28 23:23 UTC
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 [2009-11-28 23:19 UTC] plonk at doramail dot com
Description:
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The "mode" letters defy any logic. For example, why not "rw" instead of "r+" for _r_eading/_w_riting?


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 [2009-11-28 23:23 UTC] rasmus@php.net
I suppose if you have not had experience with any other language, they 
might seem illogical, but trust me, we didn't make these up.  These are 
the standard modes fopen takes in most languages, including the native 
C where it originated.  Changing them would confuse a lot of people.
 
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