Stuart Dallas wrote:
Usually when setting headers after such a script has been included when output 
buffering is turned off. Personally I never put the closing ?>  in if it's at 
the end of the file because it's unnecessary and can cause issues if it's present, 
but it's personal preference more than anything else.

Ultimately you have to consider that there's a reason it's optional - things like that 
don't generally happen by accident. I remember Rasmus commenting on this style issue a 
few years back so a search of the archives should find an "official" position.


Could using ob_start and ob_end_flush eliminate the ambiguity of whether or not to use '?>'?


D Brooke

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