Scripting and XML

Tim Bray tbray at
Sun Oct 19 06:09:23 BST 1997

At 11:50 PM 18/10/97 -0400, Rasmus Lerdorf wrote:
>My solution, naiive as it might be, is to make hide my language inside a
>PI tag. The XML syntax definition for this tag is:
>So, a typical bit of code would look like:
>  <?php
>    $result=mysql("db","select passwd from users where id='$cookie'");
>  ?>

The question is, do you regard your script as part of the document
or not?  If so, you should use <![CDATA[.  If not, the PI is perfectly
appropriate and being used exactly as designed. -Tim

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