On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 07:18:34PM +0100, Stuart wrote:

> 2009/7/19 Paul M Foster <pa...@quillandmouse.com>:
> > On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 09:30:33AM +0530, kranthi wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> > You do realize that PHP does not parse HTML files, right? The web server
> >> > does that. In fact, the web server also parses PHP files, using a
> >> > different library.
> >>
> >> Kindly elaborate If you are saying that PHP cant parse files with
> >> extension .html
> >> http://us2.php.net/manual/en/security.hiding.php.
> >
> > That's exactly what I'm saying. Apache or IIS (or whatever) discern the
> > contents of a file and determine how to parse it. As far as I know,
> > Apache, even with a PHP file, parses the HTML in the file and hands PHP
> > off to a PHP module to decode. The PHP engine itself does not parse the
> > HTML which is interspersed in and amongst your PHP code. The web server
> > does that. Unless some php internals person says otherwise, that's the
> > story. At best, the PHP engine would simply echo non-PHP text to the
> > browser, which is not parsing it.
> Actually that's not accurate. The web server does nothing with a file
> before it passes it to the PHP engine. PHP gets the entire file, it
> simply echo's anything not inside PHP tags.

Then I stand corrected. But again, this means that PHP doesn't actually
*parse* the HTML it echoes.


Paul M. Foster

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