I use the former method when concatenating say a complex SQL query thru a loop or 
loops, and me 
being the person I am like to keep things standard and consistant so I use the same 
method when I 
wish to concatenate simpler strings.


On Tue, 27 Nov 2001 09:28:37 -0600 "Boget, Chris" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> > $filename = 'kunden/'.$name.'.png';
> I see this all the time and I'm curious:  what takes more
> computing power (granted, either would be incredibly little
> I'm sure, just curious which requires more work by PHP)?
> this:
> $filename = "this " . $varname . " that";
> or this:
> $filename = "this $varname that";
> I would think the latter example but am not sure.
> Another question, but this is more about personal style:
> I almost always use the latter method in my coding practices.  It 
> looks cleaner and, IMO, is easier to follow especially when there 
> are a number of variables involved.  For those that use the former 
> method, why do you?  I'm not trying to be judgemental, just curious
> why people do what they do.  In asking, I may actually learn some-
> thing. :p
> Chris

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