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Request #53853 'friend' support would be great
Submitted: 2011-01-27 12:55 UTC Modified: 2011-01-28 00:39 UTC
From: php at 5ubliminal dot com Assigned:
Status: Duplicate Package: Class/Object related
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: Windows7
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2011-01-27 12:55 UTC] php at 5ubliminal dot com
Description:
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I know you heard this ( http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=34044 ) but it was back in 2005. Things have changed and I was wondering if you reconsidered this.

There are moments when you need to restrict access to some private functions in OOP programming, especially when you distribute code to others. Developers should not be allowed to call those methods but just some select functions (methods) should.

That's where 'friend' would come in great help.

Thanks! Just food for thought. Would be soo coool in terms of maintaining code security and good structure.


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 [2011-01-28 00:39 UTC] aharvey@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Duplicate
 [2011-01-28 00:39 UTC] aharvey@php.net
I don't think anything has changed here.
 
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