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

Michael Stucki michael.stucki at typo3.org
Mon Oct 22 19:39:43 CEST 2012

Hi Philipp,

>> 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?
> It is common in C to avoid side effects (e.g. comments) by merging two files 
> (during preprocessing) and than having the last and the first line on a 
> single line combine. Usually there is at least one blank line at the end of 
> each file.

This sounds similar to the way how our extension manager compiles
ext_tables.php files. However, it can already cope with trailing
newlines, so again I don't see a need for a change.

- michael

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