Man, he was just asking a simple question, no need to criticize every little aspect of etiquette. Please allow me to be a hypocrite and critique your criticism:

1) If his question gets buried in Yui's thread, no big deal, no one will answer and he will ask it again in a few days. If someone does answer, no second email needed. No harm, no foul.


2) No, the confidentiality notice is not *necessary* according to a strict definition. However, many people that work in the 'real world' actually have *no* control over this as it is automagically added to the end of every email leaving their email servers, **regardless** of user-settings. This is server-side code, not client-side. No harm, no foul.

And yes, as you can probably tell by now, I don't have a problem with top posting either. I apologize if I have offended someone. Nevertheless, no need to point me to the Usenet diatribes... you won't sway me.

Jordan



On Sep 19, 2005, at 7:26 PM, Miles Thompson wrote:

People don't like top posting, but I'm doing it for a reason. See what's at the end ....

1. Clint - Don't hijack threads. Some people use threaded mail clients, and your "getting started" will end up under Yui's thread. 2. Is it *necessary* to have a confidentiality notice that's just about equal in bulk to your message? If it's part of a canned sig, why not create a little simple one for this list.

On to your question. Since you don't have all the code posted here, I suspect something is going on earlier in the file. Maybe you have an opening PHP tag, and a line without a semi-colon to terminate it.

Why not try again, with just a single line file:
<? phpinfo(); ?>

Once that works, then expand it.

Regards - Miles Thompson


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