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Poor man's macro programming in php
July 26, 2006 @ 13:27:48

vlado, thinking more about a previous post, started wondering what exactly you'd need to do to get macros working in PHP. Read on for his answers.

What is the closest we can get to that without actually changing anything in php (poor man's version? What minimal sugar does php need to make it comfy? What is the natural syntax for macros in php? I definitely don't know the answers to these questions but let's try.

He doesn't create working code, but he does make it a PHP-ish looking solution. He also suggests that while PHP doesn't have this ability (yet?), the generic function pattern can help mimic its functionality pretty closely.

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