[Rt-devel] Queue_Overlay::ValidateName in 3.2.2 vs 3.4.4
Jens.Porup at strategicdata.com.au
Thu Dec 1 01:35:07 EST 2005
On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 01:27:30AM -0500, Jesse Vincent wrote:
> > > > already been created before doing so. Like this:
> > > >
> > > > if (RT::Queue->ValidateName("ws-$id"))
> > >
> > > Nope. you can't do that.
> > Hmmm... but it works in 3.2.2. And there appear to be lots of Class-based
> > method calls throughout the code. Why is this bad? I don't understand.
> Because the validate methods are object methods, not class methods. It's
> sometimes important to be able to look at an object when validating one
> of its attributes.
OK. Then what is the appropriate way to validate a proposed queue name?
I don't have the object until it's created, and I want to validate it
before I create it. How do I escape this catch-22?
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