[TYPO3-core] CGL proposal: Dropping the closing PHP tag

Xavier Perseguers xavier at typo3.org
Mon Oct 22 14:23:58 CEST 2012


> That means, you only run into problems if you have more than one newline
> after the closing tag. Why is this a problem? I don't know of any editor
> who would add more than one trailing newline to a file. Do you?

I'm often using an editor such as VIM when using SSH and I did not have
this kind of problems since years, when I start programming in PHP and
did awful stuff like mixing HTML and PHP code.

> I don't really object to the change, but I would like to understand the
> reason for it at least.

Neither me but I don't see the (real) point.

> Let me also quote a guy who posted on stackoverflow.com:
> | It's a lazy technique to increase laziness.


Xavier Perseguers
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