[Owncloud] namespacing

Arthur Schiwon blizzz at owncloud.com
Mon Apr 23 09:03:34 UTC 2012



On 04/22/2012 02:54 PM, Frank Karlitschek wrote:
>
> On 22.04.2012, at 14:47, Bartek Przybylski<bart.p.pl at gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>> Heya!
>>
>> W dniu 22 kwietnia 2012 14:40 użytkownik Georg Ehrke
>> <ownclouddev at georgswebsite.de>  napisał:
>>> Am 22.04.2012 um 14:37 schrieb Bartek Przybylski:
>>>
>>>> Heya!
>>>>
>>>> W dniu 22 kwietnia 2012 14:28 użytkownik Frank Karlitschek
>>>> <frank at owncloud.org>  napisał:
>>>>> Hi everybody,
>>>>>
>>>>> currently all Classes in ownCloud start with OC_
>>>>> This leads to a problem if one app wants to use a class name thats already used in the core or in another app.
>>>>> A second problem is that we want to build a public api that's stable across different ownCloud version. If apps calls all the internal classes/functions or session variable we run into a problem in the long run.
>>>>>
>>>>> Because of that I propose this new namespacing schema:
>>>>>
>>>>> OC_  "ownCloud " Reserver for internal classes and session variables or the core
>>>>> OCP_ "ownCloud public" Reserved for the new public API that has to be used by apps exclusively. (Still has to be build)
>>>>> OCA_"appidentifier"_  "ownCloud App" Reserver for use in ownCloud apps. The unique identifier has to be in the class name so that it doesn`t clash with other apps.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> What do you think?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Why not use namespacing builded in language ?
>>>> http://php.net/manual/en/language.namespaces.php
>>> I would appreciate this too.
>
> Sure. Something to consider. I personally don´t like the syntax but that´s not important. :-)

I'd also go with PHP namespaces.

>
>
>> Obviously this will require more amount of work but might make
>> owncloud true OOD and OOP product.
>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers
>>>>> Frank
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> bartek
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