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From Tom Schindl <>
Subject Re: [MP2] possible pnotes bug?
Date Thu, 08 Jun 2006 20:53:31 GMT

>>From my point of view changing pnotes in mp1/2:

--1 in mp1
--1 in mp2.0.x
+1 in mp2.x

for $r->pnotes_noref():
-1 mp1 who needs that?
-1 in mp-2.0.x adding this api would cause everybody to change code for
   mp-2.x without any reason!
-1 in mp-2.x


Philippe M. Chiasson wrote:
> Perrin Harkins wrote:
>>On Thu, 2006-06-08 at 09:21 +0200, Torsten Foertsch wrote:
>>>No, it does not. $r->pnotes->{key}=value behaves like a Perl hash.
>>>$r->pnotes(key, value) does not. But anyway if you all think it's okay the
>>>it is I'll simply not use the second version anymore.
>>Oh, you're right, I remember now.  It takes a reference to the passed
>>value in a situation where normally one would expect a copy.  In
>>practice, I only put references in pnotes anyway, so this has never
>>bothered me.
> Same with me, I've never been bitten by that bug either, sticking only
> scalars in there.
>>I'd be okay with changing this in future releases as long as it doesn't
>>change in the 1.x series.
> Yeah, 1.x is most likely never going to be _fixed_ in that regard. Too
> many people using it
> were working around it. I wouldn't mind introducing $r->pnotes_noref or
> sth to fix it, but that's
> just me ;-)
> Gozer out.
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