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Missing PHP closing "?>" in some files?

I've noticed that some files are missing the closing "?>" at the end of the PHP code.
For example: app/version.php

Is that on purpose?

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  • edited November 4

    According to https://www.php.net/basic-syntax.phptags

    If a file contains only PHP code, it is preferable to omit the PHP closing tag at the end of the file. This prevents accidental whitespace or new lines being added after the PHP closing tag, which may cause unwanted effects because PHP will start output buffering when there is no intention from the programmer to send any output at that point in the script.

    so i believe that its on purpose.

  • @VaclavCerny:
    Wow! Didn't know that. Thanks for the info!
    Feels weird not to close an open tag, but if the devs say so, then it's true. :smile:

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