Stan Vassilev | FM wrote: > Hi, > > A vote in support of short tags, although last time I checked they were > not removed in PHP6 (and I hate to see this brought up once more). > On top of that, the supposed XML conflict argument is not fully thought > through, since full PHP tags are not XML compliant either: > > <?php echo "?>"; ?> > > In the above example, XML parsers would do this: > > Processing directive: <?php echo "?> > Text node: "; ? > Parse error: > > > As you see, it's a much simpler world when we realize PHP was never > supposed to be XML in the first place. However it was supposed to be a > preprocessing templating engine, and so we need to keep it optimized for > that.
Which is one of the reasons we decided not to remove them in PHP 6. -Rasmus -- PHP Internals - PHP Runtime Development Mailing List To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php