On 17 December 2010 17:08, Steve Staples <sstap...@mnsi.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-12-17 at 10:50 -0600, Jay Blanchard wrote:
>> [snip]
>> Thank you with your excellent help in the past.  Here is another
>> puzzler....
>> I am trying to write a program that can have two(2) independent forms
>> in one PHP file.  When I run the code below [from PHP - A Beginner's
>> Guide], to which I have added a second form, it freezes.  Without the
>> goto statements, it runs.  When it does run, it displays both forms
>> on one Web screen. What I desire is for the first form to be
>> displayed, the data entered and then the second form displayed.  In
>> an actual, not test program like this one, the data in the second
>> form would be dependent on the first form.
>> What did I do wrong?
>> [/snip]
>> You used GOTO.
>> In this case I would recommend using something like jQuery to 'hide' one
>> form until the other form is complete. PHP has sent the output to the
>> browser already, both forms are there and display when you remove the
>> GOTO.
>> GOTO should never be used like this.
>> GOTO should never be used.
> Wow... that brought me back to 1990... using basic and batch files...
> I honestly didn't even know that the GOTO was still in existence,
> especially within PHP.
> I had to show the people in my office, and we all got a chuckle from teh
> XKCD comic in the PHP documentation for GOTO
> http://ca2.php.net/goto
> Steve
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And have you seen all the sad faces ...

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on http://docs.php.net/manual/en/control-structures.goto.php#92763

Can't be good for them.

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