Re: Well-established uses of processing instructions?
On Sun, 8 May 2005, Bill Humphries wrote: > Wouldn't <?php ... ?> be the most widely deployed? > Would it be fair to say that this one is a neat hack rather than a "true" use of PI? For a PHP processor, <?...?> would be as good as any other quoting delimiter, e.g. <%...%>, but the former makes it possible to use PHP-ignorant XML editors to write PHP scripts. The PHP processor itself does not care whether text outside <?...?> is XML (correct me if this is wrong!), and <?...?>-peppered text is not intended for processing by anything but a PHP engine (and, well, those editors). --vg
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