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.



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