At 5:54 PM +0000 3/15/10, Jochem Maas wrote:
Op 3/13/10 3:49 PM, Jorge Gomes schreef:
First of all, i recommend the use of normal php tags (<?php ... ?>) because
the short tags are atm marked as* **DEPRECATED*.
that's a documentation error.
You should also echo your values to the page, instead using the shortcut <?=
(stop being a lazy ass! :P):
it's not lazy, it's succinct and much easier to read (once you know
what it means),
Yes, but like all web languages, they don't live in a vacuum -- they
must play well with others to survive. Programming is dynamic not
While using "<?=" identifies what follows "to you", it doesn't "to
others" and therein lies the problem. If XML (and possibility others)
don't accept the short term tag, then why use it?
Using "Standards" like this help promote better communication between
all languages -- what's wrong with that? Simply put, either
communicate better or don't -- that's your choice -- but your
decision is also a demonstration to your client/employer/peers as to
your desire to produce the "best" possible code.
I look at code containing "<?=" the same way as I see html containing
tables and embedded styling for presentation -- "This must be old
code OR the programmer still doesn't get it".
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