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punBB extensions better?

edited March 2007 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
It seems that punBB's extension system is going to use XML. That being said, it'll looks like it may be a bit clearer than Vanilla extensions. Also, I've come across http://www.punxs.org which seems to make it easy to develop extensions for punBB. So my question is...will there be anything like this for Vanilla? :)

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    MarkMark Vanilla Staff
    That punxs is pretty impressive. I don't know about xml - I haven't looked at pun's extensions system in a long time. The last time I did it was almost non-existant. From the demo on that punxs page, it looks like they've made their extension methodology a lot like Vanilla's. We have hooks, but we call them delegates. A program like punxs could be written for Vanilla, but I have no plans to do anything like that.
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    Yeah, that's what I was getting at. Just wondering, what were some of the factors that made you develop Vanilla using OOP?
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    Eventually punbb will do just like how vanilla or drupal does. right now u add ur mods directly in the original files. eventually they will require u to attach ur own own code to the hooks and not require u to edit the original source files. thats the whole concept of a plugin architecture. provide hooks so the original files are not altered.
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