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Zend_Locale

Changes when using isLocale()

According to the coding standards isLocale() had to be changed to return a boolean. In previous releases a string was returned on success. For release 1.7 a compatibility mode has been added which allows to use the old behaviour of a returned string, but it triggers a user warning to mention you to change to the new behaviour. The rerouting which the old behaviour of isLocale() could have done is no longer neccessary as all I18n will now process a rerouting themself.

To migrate your scripts to the new API, simply use the method as shown below.

Example 1088. How to change isLocale() from 1.6 to 1.7

// Example for 1.6
if ($locale = Zend_Locale::isLocale($locale)) {
    // do something
}

// Same example for 1.7

// You should change the compatiblity mode to prevent user warnings
// But you can do this in your bootstrap
Zend_Locale::$compatibilityMode = false;

if (Zend_Locale::isLocale($locale)) {
}

Note that you can use the second parameter to see if the locale is correct without processing a rerouting.

// Example for 1.6
if ($locale = Zend_Locale::isLocale($locale, false)) {
    // do something
}

// Same example for 1.7

// You should change the compatiblity mode to prevent user warnings
// But you can do this in your bootstrap
Zend_Locale::$compatibilityMode = false;

if (Zend_Locale::isLocale($locale, false)) {
    if (Zend_Locale::isLocale($locale, true)) {
        // no locale at all
    }

    // original string is no locale but can be rerouted
}

Changes when using getDefault()

The meaning of the getDefault() method has been change due to the fact that we integrated a framework locale which can be set with setDefault(). It does no longer return the locale chain but only the set framework locale.

To migrate your scripts to the new API, simply use the method as shown below.

Example 1089. How to change getDefault() from 1.6 to 1.7

// Example for 1.6
$locales = $locale->getDefault(Zend_Locale::BROWSER);

// Same example for 1.7

// You should change the compatiblity mode to prevent user warnings
// But you can do this in your bootstrap
Zend_Locale::$compatibilityMode = false;

$locale = Zend_Locale::getOrder(Zend_Locale::BROWSER);

Note that the second parameter of the old getDefault() implementation is not available anymore, but the returned values are the same.


Note

Per default the old behaviour is still active, but throws a user warning. When you have changed your code to the new behaviour you should also change the compatibility mode to FALSE so that no warning is thrown anymore.

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