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Bug #46822 Short Open Tags doesnt work well
Submitted: 2008-12-10 13:23 UTC Modified: 2008-12-10 15:18 UTC
From: sskaje at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: *Configuration Issues
PHP Version: 5.2.8 OS: Windows
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2008-12-10 13:23 UTC] sskaje at gmail dot com
I try to get some old code running on my apache+php 5.2.8 laptop, then i turn 'short_open_tag = On'

but, code with tags like 
[code]<? phpinfo(); [/code]
cant be parsed as it should be, while code like 

Reproduce code:
[code]<? phpinfo(); [/code]

Expected result:
PHP info page

Actual result:
direct output : <? phpinfo();


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 [2008-12-10 15:18 UTC] Thomas dot Worm at gsp-software dot de
[code]<? phpinfo(); [/code]
You forgot the end tag ?>
 [2008-12-10 15:18 UTC]
Sorry, but your problem does not imply a bug in PHP itself.  For a
list of more appropriate places to ask for help using PHP, please
visit as this bug system is not the
appropriate forum for asking support questions.  Due to the volume
of reports we can not explain in detail here why your report is not
a bug.  The support channels will be able to provide an explanation
for you.

Thank you for your interest in PHP.

Most likely the php.ini file you edited is NOT the one used by PHP. And this is not a bug.
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