Shawn McKenzie wrote:
> Paul M Foster wrote:
>> I had never completely read over the rules with regard to comparisons in
>> PHP, and was recently alarmed to find that $str1 == $str2 might not
>> compare the way I thought they would. Is it common practice among PHP
>> coders to use strcmp() instead of == in making string comparisons? Or am
>> I missing/misreading something?
>> Paul
> I would use $str1 === $str2 if you want to make sure they are both
> strings and both the same value.
> Since PHP is loosely typed, "0" == 0 is true however "0" === 0 is false.

If you want to force a string comparison you can also use:

(string)$str1 == (string)$str2


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