"_lallous" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> I guess if strlen() fails it returns 0 and if string has no length then it
> also returns zero.
> I don't think PHP's strings are zero terminated.
> $str = "abc\xab\x00defgh";
> echo $str;
> outputs: abc½ defgh
> and doesn't truncate the string.
Thanks. I guess I should have tried that to see what
happens. Interesting. I guess both C and php use
an array of char. The difference is that there is no length
attribute in C arrays, so you have to mark the end with \0.
php arrays have a length attribute, so \0 terminator is
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