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  • This is a very busy list, over 100 message in a quiet day and most people are helpful and decent, don't mind reading and learning. Unfortunately there are some who mostly post stuff like 'read the ...
    Aug 6, 2003 at 4:36 am
    Aug 7, 2003 at 3:55 am
  • Hi List! I know this is old history, but the archives has nothing, the manual is so far away and google is kind of slow this morning, so... Can somebody teach me how to compile php with fdf support ...
    Cesar CordovezCesar Cordovez
    Aug 7, 2003 at 7:48 pm
    Aug 12, 2003 at 12:44 pm
  • Hello All, I am in the process of hiring someone that needs to have extensive PHP and MySQL experience. Does anyone have any suggestions for interview questions? I have no PHP or MySQL experience, ...
    Micheal HarrisMicheal Harris
    Aug 26, 2003 at 3:22 pm
    Sep 2, 2003 at 7:20 am
  • I tried the code you provided below but it returned 0. Is there another way I can do it?
    Ben C .Ben C .
    Aug 4, 2003 at 5:30 pm
    Aug 5, 2003 at 4:16 am
  • Hi, all -- I'm working up a [cli] script to send a personalized (ugh) email to some [often large] number of web site subscribers. Unfortunately, I'm getting lousy performance, running about 0.54 sec ...
    David T-GDavid T-G
    Aug 26, 2003 at 10:41 pm
    Aug 30, 2003 at 1:19 am
  • Some joker is somehow making all are posts being sent to request subscriptions, help-list, unsubscriptions.. etc. I'm not sure how we can stop this nonsense. Part of the problem is there seems to be ...
    Curt ZirzowCurt Zirzow
    Aug 20, 2003 at 3:27 pm
    Aug 22, 2003 at 7:01 am
  • Hi all, I need to create an automatic process for visitors who are adding items into a shopping cart, be able to see how many MBs and how many CDs will the order have. From this site, visitors will ...
    Cesar AracenaCesar Aracena
    Aug 19, 2003 at 2:59 am
    Aug 19, 2003 at 7:09 pm
  • Hey everyone, I'm new to using PHP so please bear with me. I'm trying to create a hyperlink that will open a random Flash page so that users will see a different flash module each time. Here is some ...
    Phillip PangPhillip Pang
    Aug 22, 2003 at 2:57 am
    Aug 26, 2003 at 1:07 am
  • Hi! I have folowing function which they are a member in a class. function foo(){ something } function zoo(){ something else } and i have a array such: $test = array(1= foo,2=zoo); and i want to call ...
    Aug 16, 2003 at 5:58 am
    Aug 19, 2003 at 4:42 pm
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    I'm having trouble explaining this so please bare with me. Say there is a form hosted on server A on a web page Something simple like <form action="submit.php" method="post" ...
    Kris ReidKris Reid
    Aug 12, 2003 at 2:18 pm
    Aug 15, 2003 at 3:30 am
  • I'm curious if someone could explain to me why this is occuring: function blah() { //global $GLOBALS; echo 'Globals: <pre '; print_r( $GLOBALS ); echo '</pre '; } As it is shown above, with the ...
    Chris BogetChris Boget
    Aug 1, 2003 at 7:03 pm
    Aug 4, 2003 at 10:36 am
  • Hi there, I have a regex problem. Basicly I do not want to match: /dir/test/contact.html But I do want to match: /test/contact.html I tryed this one: ^[!dir]/(.*)/contact(.*).html$ but it does not ...
    Aug 15, 2003 at 11:01 am
    Aug 15, 2003 at 2:46 pm
  • Hello, Can anyone pls tell me is it possible to get the screen resoultion using php script ?? Regards, Uma
    Uma Shankari T.Uma Shankari T.
    Aug 12, 2003 at 4:13 am
    Aug 15, 2003 at 8:12 pm
  • I have a 6MB PHP script that just won't exe on the live server. It works on the local one. Any ideas on a setting that may limit the script. It is not timing out, it only takes about 3 sec to exe. ...
    Jeff HeldJeff Held
    Aug 8, 2003 at 7:53 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 12:15 pm
  • so i'm writing to a file, but it's truncating part of the content, but not as i'd expect... see the code below, it writes to the file fine, and everything should be there, no errors. the problem ...
    Aug 8, 2003 at 12:38 am
    Aug 8, 2003 at 1:28 pm
  • Is there a style guide for coding practices used when creating code to be shared with the community? Walter -- Ankh if you love Isis.
    Aug 5, 2003 at 7:35 pm
    Aug 6, 2003 at 7:14 pm
  • Is it possible to define a variable, such as: $foo = "bar"; and then do as follows to create a totally different variable: $$foo = "text here"; this seems to mean $bar = "text here";. Is this a bug ...
    Steve ToddSteve Todd
    Aug 27, 2003 at 8:29 pm
    Aug 28, 2003 at 12:37 am
  • Hello everybody. I've been doing some research about the PHP vs ASP.NET debate, because I need to justify the use of PHP in my graduation work. In my University, people in charge of approving the ...
    Douglas DouglasDouglas Douglas
    Aug 11, 2003 at 2:45 am
    Aug 12, 2003 at 4:11 am
  • $contents = preg_replace( "|<item .*?$file.*?</item |si", "", $contents ); it's being run on an XML file, where each entry is <item ......</item with a $file pointer in there. it works okay, except ...
    Aug 6, 2003 at 9:16 pm
    Aug 7, 2003 at 7:02 pm
  • Is this the best way to do this? if(isset($Task) && $Task == "Add") { Do something } I want to check if the variable is set and if so, if it is "Add".
    Christopher J. CraneChristopher J. Crane
    Aug 7, 2003 at 5:10 pm
    Aug 7, 2003 at 6:47 pm
  • I'm trying to make a PHP-backed website, and I'm trying to decide between two templating schemes: 1. define 2 php template files: header.php, footer.php. in index.php, require header.php, output ...
    Joel Konkle-ParkerJoel Konkle-Parker
    Aug 26, 2003 at 4:26 pm
    Sep 2, 2003 at 5:02 pm
  • I'm building a small web application for a friend using PHP. He'd like to use MS Access to keep the data in, and update the data on the site by FTP'ing Access files he edits on his machine up to the ...
    Aug 24, 2003 at 6:54 pm
    Aug 25, 2003 at 2:58 pm
  • Hmm....wondering why I keep receiving email sent to the list, that has this stupid attachment...anyone else getting these? Matt
    Matt BabineauMatt Babineau
    Aug 19, 2003 at 10:19 pm
    Aug 21, 2003 at 8:17 pm
  • is it possible to remove an element of an indexed array such as this exemple $A = array('a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e', 'f'); in a way that we can optain this result : $A = array('a', 'b', 'd', 'e', 'f'); ...
    Decapode AzurDecapode Azur
    Aug 19, 2003 at 10:20 pm
    Aug 21, 2003 at 9:57 am
  • Good Morning!! I'm trying to print $GLOBALs this way and it doesn't work: <?php $aTest = "This is a test"; function GlobalCheck() { print "{$GLOBAL['aTest']}"; } GlobalCheck(); ? Does someone know ...
    Robin KopetzkyRobin Kopetzky
    Aug 18, 2003 at 5:42 pm
    Aug 19, 2003 at 11:45 am
  • I have noticed that sometimes I cannot fopen($web_address,'r') or use any similar files if the web address contains a form get in it. (i.e. ends in a ?var1=xxx&var2=xxx...). I was wondering if there ...
    Dan AndersonDan Anderson
    Aug 13, 2003 at 12:21 am
    Aug 14, 2003 at 7:51 am
  • I am trying to sum a query of values from a MySQL table. The code I am using is: ---BEGIN CODE #1-------------- $sql_2 = "SELECT SUM(partpaidamount) as partpaid FROM $tb_name WHERE invoiceid = ...
    Ben C.Ben C.
    Aug 5, 2003 at 6:42 am
    Aug 5, 2003 at 3:37 pm
  • Can someone explain why PHP freezes when I don't specify a file for it? Like when I run "php -v" it outputs: PHP 4.3.3 (cli) (built: Aug 24 2003 22:05:23) Copyright (c) 1997-2003 The PHP Group Zend ...
    Simon FredrikssonSimon Fredriksson
    Aug 26, 2003 at 5:25 am
    Aug 27, 2003 at 6:53 pm
  • When I push the back buttom in Opera, I get back to the previous (database/php-generated) page in my site, but when I'm using IE and push back, I get a message saying that the page isn't valid any ...
    Anders thoressonAnders thoresson
    Aug 19, 2003 at 5:49 pm
    Aug 25, 2003 at 7:16 pm
  • I have had no success sending multipart/alternative emails with php. I have tried everyone's various code snippets with no luck. I test the results with Outlook and Outlook Express. Everytime my ...
    Dan Van DerveerDan Van Derveer
    Aug 19, 2003 at 8:02 pm
    Aug 22, 2003 at 7:01 am
  • Ok, this is a basic MySQL question, but I don't know how to code it in PHP. I want to check in StudentId. If it exists, ... Anyone good humoured who would help me fill in the blank. Like I should ...
    John Taylor-JohnstonJohn Taylor-Johnston
    Aug 15, 2003 at 5:25 am
    Aug 18, 2003 at 11:36 pm
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    Hi! Kann anyone tell me how to send attachments with the mail function? Thanks, Klausi
    Klaus LinznerKlaus Linzner
    Aug 6, 2003 at 2:30 pm
    Aug 12, 2003 at 2:21 am
  • Hello, I'm working on an ongoing project that depends on a shared webserver running an old version of PHP (4.1.2 I believe). Is there any good reason to stick with an older version of PHP, or might ...
    Dan PhifferDan Phiffer
    Aug 7, 2003 at 11:21 pm
    Aug 8, 2003 at 10:54 pm
  • OK Everyone... Isn't this a PHP list... -- Best Regards, Phil Phillip Blancher Web Developer & Lead Graphic Designer < http://www.ontarioweb.ca 1-866-209-0349 < phil@ontarioweb.ca ----- Original ...
    Phillip BlancherPhillip Blancher
    Aug 6, 2003 at 9:19 pm
    Aug 7, 2003 at 11:31 pm
  • Hi, Does anyone know any free search engine for web application.... imee
    Aug 1, 2003 at 11:15 am
    Aug 2, 2003 at 3:42 am
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    Why is it that when you forget a "}" the error says: Unexpected $ on line [last line of file] Why can't it just say: Missing } on or before (best guess). -Jackson -- jackson miller cold feet creative ...
    Jackson MillerJackson Miller
    Aug 29, 2003 at 8:22 pm
    Sep 4, 2003 at 3:30 am
  • Hi! Here's a trick script. We know that some months have the last day which is 30 while other is 31. As for February, it can be either 28 or 29. So, what's the trick in using the php to find out what ...
    Scott FletcherScott Fletcher
    Aug 13, 2003 at 6:55 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 1:30 am
  • Hi, I know how to suppress warnings in my file locally but i want to suppress warnings and notices in one whole directory using a .htaccess, i cant seem to find my old file that does that, can ...
    Ryan ARyan A
    Aug 12, 2003 at 8:17 pm
    Aug 12, 2003 at 11:26 pm
  • I am trying to specify a single php file to contain all the variables and I just call this file where necessary. What I am running into is that I want to do this for all the built in functions (i.e. ...
    Micah MontoyMicah Montoy
    Aug 7, 2003 at 7:49 pm
    Aug 7, 2003 at 9:33 pm
  • Hi I'm trying to allow users to download files from my servers. Files can be hundreds of MB in size and sometimes even a few GB. This is a closed section of the site and i would like to allow only ...
    Boaz YahavBoaz Yahav
    Aug 6, 2003 at 2:42 pm
    Aug 6, 2003 at 8:27 pm
  • I am trying to standardize my development process and have been looking at the different frameworks out there. One of the philosophies I like is that of Fusebox, although originally developed for ...
    Ralph GuzmanRalph Guzman
    Aug 5, 2003 at 5:21 am
    Aug 6, 2003 at 7:47 am
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    theres this site i want to use to execute a command by visting a url. like http://www.site.com/stuff.php?id=1234&message=hello_world when i visit this in the browser when im logged into www.site.com, ...
    John RyanJohn Ryan
    Aug 5, 2003 at 12:04 am
    Aug 5, 2003 at 3:15 pm
  • I need to have the contents of $HTTP_RAW_POST_DATA because of non-regular uploads (from browser to my home-made WevDAV server implementation (done in PHP)). However, no matter what I do, it is always ...
    Balazs HalasyBalazs Halasy
    Aug 1, 2003 at 12:28 pm
    Aug 1, 2003 at 8:48 pm
  • Using eregi_replace(), is there a way to take out a piece of a sentence - which has spaces - and then return the new sentence? For example, to return the new sentence: hello I must be going from the ...
    Anthony RitterAnthony Ritter
    Aug 1, 2003 at 2:33 pm
    Aug 1, 2003 at 3:59 pm
  • ========================================================= This message is for the benefit of new subscribers and those new to PHP. Those who do not want to be bothered just filter out the [Newbie ...
    Aug 25, 2003 at 1:49 pm
    Sep 25, 2003 at 5:09 am
  • Hi, I know it's slightly not totally about PHP.. but since I wanna do it with PHP, i'll post it here. I was wondering if anybody can help me to accomplish the following: - Somebody sends an email to, ...
    Wouter van VlietWouter van Vliet
    Aug 25, 2003 at 8:41 pm
    Sep 10, 2003 at 4:47 pm
  • I got the jpeg libraries from: http://freshmeat.net/projects/libjpeg/?topic_id=105%2C809 And installed them; even did a make test to make sure everything was correct. It did install some jpeg stuff ...
    Aug 28, 2003 at 8:47 pm
    Aug 29, 2003 at 9:16 pm
  • I am trying to loop through some database results to build an array similar to: Array ( [33]= Array ( [usa]= 52.00 [sa]= 553.00 ) ) And the problem that I am having is that array_push does not want ...
    Mike MortonMike Morton
    Aug 28, 2003 at 10:14 pm
    Aug 29, 2003 at 4:21 pm
  • Hi I am new to this newsgroup and I plan on replying to all the posts I can for now... but Id like to start out by asking a question. I am trying to paginate my sql results in 10 by 10, which I have ...
    Ted ConnTed Conn
    Aug 21, 2003 at 9:02 pm
    Aug 23, 2003 at 6:46 pm
  • The last two posts I sent to this mailing list produced a flurry of emails from various locations including majordomo stating it couldnt' understand the command I just sent it, a reply from a ...
    Van Andel, RobbertVan Andel, Robbert
    Aug 21, 2003 at 4:35 pm
    Aug 22, 2003 at 12:22 pm
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