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Posted on 2007-12-03
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Can anyone tell me why I'm getting a parse error on this php script
<?
print verse(1);
print verse(2);
print verse(3);
print verse(4);
function verse($stanza)
{
      switch($stanza)
      {
      case 1:
      $place = "thumb";
      break;
      
      case 2:
      $place = "shoe";
      break;
      
      case 3:
      $place = "knee";
      break;
      
      case 4:
      $place = "door";
      break;
      
      default:
      $place = "I don't know where";
      }      
      $output = <<<END
      This old man, he played $stanza <br>
      he played knick-knack on my $place<br><br>
      END;
      return $output;
}//end verse
?>
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steelseth12 earned 125 total points
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there should be no white space infront of END;

so it should be
<?
print verse(1);
print verse(2);
print verse(3);
print verse(4);
function verse($stanza)
{
      switch($stanza)
      {
      case 1:
      $place = "thumb";
      break;
      
      case 2:
      $place = "shoe";
      break;
      
      case 3:
      $place = "knee";
      break;
      
      case 4:
      $place = "door";
      break;
      
      default:
      $place = "I don't know where";
      }      
      $output = <<<END
      This old man, he played $stanza <br>
      he played knick-knack on my $place<br><br>
END;
      return $output;
}//end verse
?>

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by:xamian
ID: 20397565
OK never mind I figured it out.  Apparently PHP is too stupid to ignore the space between the closing END.  Once I got rid of the tab in front of it the problem corrected itself.
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