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From: Richard Quadling [mailto:rquadl...@gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 2:51 PM
To: Eli Orr
Subject: Re: [PHP] Eliminatimg PHP UTF-8 BOM in a returned stream to a Mobile
On 12 April 2011 11:59, Eli Orr <eli....@logodial.com> wrote:
> Hi Richard,
> Indeed, that is the case - I've included a code that has UTF-8 string
> contants -so I guess the PHP parser set the UTF-8 mode to ON so that the
> returned string to the client has the UTF-8 BOM.
> It is not a big issue as the mobile app guys aware of this and make the
> proper 3 bytes offset.
> Anyhow I was looking for a service to control that behaviour.
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> From: Richard Quadling [mailto:rquadl...@gmail.com]
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> Subject: Re: [PHP] Eliminatimg PHP UTF-8 BOM in a returned stream to a
> Mobile App
> 2011/4/12 Eli Orr <eli....@logodial.com>:
>> Dear PHP Gurus,
>> I would like to Eliminate the 3 UTF-8 BOM enforced on my returned BLOB:
>> The PHP server adds utf-8 BOM (UTF-8 Byte Order Mark - in the
>> beginning of
>> UTF-8 files) which
>> consists of three bytes: EF BB BF.
>> The Mobile App served by the server Does not need that. How can I
>> eliminate it??
>> UTF-8 Byte Order Mark – BOM:
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> Can you show us the PHP script that DOES output the BOM?
> Normally, PHP doesn't do this automatically (AFAIK). The main reason being is
> that it is often the case that the BOM appears in the source code file before
> the <?php opening tag, so would block headers (session cookie for example).
> If a BOM is being issued by PHP, it is being done programmatically, or is
> being missed due to the initial source code file having the BOM set.
> See http://docs.php.net/manual/en/function.session-start.php#102431,
> http://docs.php.net/manual/en/function.header.php#95864, etc.
> Now. Having said all of that, you may find you are using some sort of output
> buffering and that is setting the BOM after the headers are sent.
> But, as it stands, PHP will not be generating the BOM for you.
> Richard Quadling
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No. The parser does not _ADD_ the BOM.
The bom already exists in your source code. Nothing to do with PHP.
The file you included that has the UTF-8 constants has the BOM.
You need to edit that file and remove the BOM. The actions you need to take
will depend upon your editor.
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