It'd be a hassle to just remove a function from a language, I suppose...
On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 6:15 PM, Reese <howel...@inkworkswell.com> wrote:
> Tom Worster wrote:
>> why use SGML character entity references in a utf-8 file or stream? can't
>> you just put the character in the file?
> Because, I thought, HTML files were basically just text files with
> different file extensions, and that those other characters would not
> store or display properly if saved in .txt format. Was I mistaken?
> That is supposed to be a UTF-8 encoded text file, between 1/3 and 1/2
> of the characters do not display correctly on my screen. Either way,
> this next link suggests that Turkish characters with no equivalent in
> the English language should be encoded for Web display:
> And because that is off-topic, I'll throw this in:
> The consensus seems to be that the proposed "ifset()" and "ifempty()"
> functions are more effort than they are worth. What I'd like to know
> is, why "empty()" still exists when every time I turn around, the
> mentors I turn to locally tell me not to use it, to use "isset()"
> instead. Because empty() doesn't work with zero. Anyone care to take
> a stab at that?
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