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Timestamp:
09/09/2021 12:38:36 PM (6 weeks ago)
Author:
hellofromTonya
Message:

Code Modernization: Fix last parameter name mismatches for parent/child classes in Walker::start_el().

The parent class uses $current_object_id while most of the child classes use $id. As the parent class' is more descriptive, renaming the last parameter in each of child class.

Why? PHP 8 introduces the ability to pass named arguments to function/method calls. This means the child and parent method signatures (i.e. parameter names) need to match.

Changes for readability:

  • @since clearly specifies the original parameter name and its new name as well as why the change happened.
  • In methods longer than a single line, the generic parameter is reassigned to the original parameter restoring it for context for use within the method. An inline comment is added to explain why this reassignment is made.
  • In cases where the original parameter name was too generic or misleading, renamed (when reassigning) to a more descriptive name for use within the method.

Follow-up to [7737], [8900], [8970], [14248], [15077], [16100], [25642], [25644], [37051], [37054], [37056], [46271], [47189], [51739].

Props jrf, hellofromTonya, sergeybiryukov, azaozz, desrosj, johnbillion.
See #51553.

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  • trunk/src/wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php

    r51739 r51779  
    6262     *
    6363     * @since 2.5.1
    64      * @since 5.9.0 Renamed `$category` to `$data_object` to match parent class for PHP 8 named parameter support.
     64     * @since 5.9.0 Renamed `$category` to `$data_object` and `$id` to `$current_object_id`
     65     *              to match parent class for PHP 8 named parameter support.
    6566     *
    66      * @param string  $output      Used to append additional content (passed by reference).
    67      * @param WP_Term $data_object The current term object.
    68      * @param int     $depth       Depth of the term in reference to parents. Default 0.
    69      * @param array   $args        An array of arguments. @see wp_terms_checklist()
    70      * @param int     $id          ID of the current term.
     67     * @param string  $output            Used to append additional content (passed by reference).
     68     * @param WP_Term $data_object       The current term object.
     69     * @param int     $depth             Depth of the term in reference to parents. Default 0.
     70     * @param array   $args              An array of arguments. @see wp_terms_checklist()
     71     * @param int     $current_object_id Optional. ID of the current term. Default 0.
    7172     */
    72     public function start_el( &$output, $data_object, $depth = 0, $args = array(), $id = 0 ) {
     73    public function start_el( &$output, $data_object, $depth = 0, $args = array(), $current_object_id = 0 ) {
    7374        // Restores the more descriptive, specific name for use within this method.
    7475        $category = $data_object;
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