> -----Original Message----- > From: Ashley Sheridan [mailto:a...@ashleysheridan.co.uk] > Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 2:07 PM > To: PJ > Cc: Daniel Brown; Per Jessen; firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: [PHP] whoami explanation > > On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 11:16 -0500, PJ wrote: > > Daniel Brown wrote: > > > On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 10:57, PJ <af.gour...@videotron.ca> wrote: > > > > > >> forgot to add: > > >> What's the difference between back ticks or quotes and regular > single > > >> quotes? > > >> How does one enter back quotes from the keyboard? > > >> > > > > > > Welcome to the Internet! > > > > > > The first place you should look when you have a question is on > > > Google. The first result that comes up for "backtick operator" is > the > > > PHP manual itself: > > > > > > http://php.net/language.operators.execution > > > > > > If you don't know where a key is on your keyboard, please look > down. > > > > > > > > I don't think it's necessary to be sarcastic... > > Hate to disappoint you, but on my computer (FreeBSD 7.0) on Firefox > > Google does not go directly to the php manual... it goes to some > nitwit > > site thinkexist.com > > So, this list is a much better source of information that waddling > > through the crap that's thrown at you on G. > > And I find that Googie is getting pretty garbagy even if there is > > nothing better around ;-) > > As for the keyboard, this is the first time I have ever, ever needed > the > > back quote key although I have occasionally needed the ~ key for > Windows > > stuff. > > > > -- > > > > Phil Jourdan --- p...@ptahhotep.com > > http://www.ptahhotep.com > > http://www.chiccantine.com > > > > > You tinker on Unix and you only ever use ~ for Windows?!
I realize this thread is old and dead and buried, but I have to get my licks in on the new guy, too... but Ash beat me to it. I was going to talk about how "~" was an alias for the current user context's home directory in any POSIX system I've ever used. :) Welcome aboard, PJ. // Todd -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php