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When is Object::extend(...) useful or required?


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10 October 2011 at 3:57pm Community Member, 159 Posts


I'm trying to get my head around [url=]Object::extend(...)[/url]...

Please tell me if I understand what it does correctly:

  • Goes through all of the current object's extensions
  • Checks if a method of the same name as parameter $method exists,
  • And if so, calls the method with the parameters $a1-$a7

When would I need to use Object::extend? Are the situations when it is useful or even necessary? Any code examples that show its usefulness?

Thanks very much.



12 October 2011 at 11:05pm Community Member, 159 Posts

This question was partially answered in this [url=]thread[/url].