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Strict Standards: Non-static method  ... Want to clear it

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Hello I'm getting this

Strict Standards: Non-static method  *foo:fake*  should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in

and I'm wanting to fix it..

Here is the code it refers to..


      public function GetHeaderHTML(){
            $obj =& $this->GetModuleInstance('fontin');
            if( is_object($obj) ){
                  global $gCms;
                  return $this->ProcessTemplateFromData(fontin_adminHeader::jsNcss());
            }
      }

Can some one tell me how to fix it and why the issue is?  I can't seem to google it right.. :/  thanks for the help.. Cheers -Jeremy
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by:mattibutt
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you have codes which are part of the application its probably you are calling the reference which is not suppose to be called the way you have
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by:jeremyBass26
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um sorry.. can you show me the code and restate that.. I didn't follow. tk
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hi
i meant you are calling other references question is what are you using like the name of the cms you are using?
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Hello, sorry I'm not sure why the cms would matter... I want to know if the code is right.. it's listed as the cause.  I guess I'm looking for you to point at something and say that is the issue at this line

 return $this->ProcessTemplateFromData(fontin_adminHeader::jsNcss());

I guess I'm foggy here and looking for that to lift.  Thank you.
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the code could be absolutely correct and work but the object its calling doesn't exists or do not have the same calling procedures so i asked you is there any additional codes i can understand if you dont want to share them but the problem must be ressolved within in its context this method means nothing if it has
if i am write you are using cms made simple?
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by:jeremyBass26
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That is correct, and I'm making my module E_STRICT friendly.  The obj is there and the code does work.  So, um is that what you where needing?
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i am looking at the api http://www.cmsmadesimple.org/api/class_cms_module.html i am only seeing you are allowed to enter one parameter my view is you have a problem with these codes fontin_adminHeader::jsNcss() its better if you try another data to verify
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The only part of the above code to which that error can possibly refer is:

fontin_adminHeader::jsNcss()

This is asking for the jsNcss function to be called as though it were a static method. (Method is the name used for a function which is defined inside a class.) But the error is telling you that jsNcss is not a static method, so it must be a non-static method, which means that only an object of the class should be able to call it.

I recommend you read the PHP documentation pages about object instantiation and static methods:

http://uk2.php.net/manual/en/language.oop5.basic.php
http://uk2.php.net/manual/en/language.oop5.static.php
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it lead me in the right direction.. tk
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In my opinion, PHP should terminate execution if non-static methods are called from a static context, otherwise it leads to the interpreter making risky assumptions. I'm hoping that PHP 6 starts to tighten such things.
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