2009/7/19 Paul M Foster <pa...@quillandmouse.com>: > 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.
Technically it parses the the entire file looking for PHP tags, but that's being overly picky. -Stuart -- http://stut.net/ -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php