[TYPO3-core] Wrapper methods around globals?

Dmitry Dulepov dmitry.dulepov at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 08:54:19 CEST 2014


François Suter wrote:
> In a patch I submitted this morning [1], I added a wrapper method around
> $GLOBALS['BE_USER'], because it makes it much easier to work with such
> globals in an IDE, having type hinting and code completion. I did it
> because I saw other places in the Core using this way of doing this.
> Now Kay Strobach thinks this should not be done for performance reasons.

I do not think that a function call to return a variable vs access the 
variable directly would be comparable in performance impact to any of 
hundreds useless database calls we do during user auth for each request. 
So, I say, go for your change. It is useful.

Dmitry Dulepov

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