Jim Hankins <JimCottageHill.com> wrote:
[snip]> I need some help on executing php on my Earthlink web host. I'm not a
> programmer, and am using php code from SourceForge.net for viewing GEDCOM
> (GEnealogical Data COMmunications) files. Their code has been around for a
> while, and regularly updated; their code is run on many hosts. I've also
> worked with the programmer there and he too is at a loss as to why I'm
> having problems with it.[snip]> 4. Even after getting the initial configuration php code to work (para 1
> above), the code would not function, and produced no error outputs; just
> returned to the initial screen. There were some fill-in fields, and the
> data was accepted from the keyboard, but no evidence of executing anything
> on execution.Hi Jim,> [...]and using the extension .php4 will be
> interpreted by PHP 4.0. PHP 2.x is supported only for backward
> compatibility for customers who already use it, and will be phased out at
> some point in the future. We strongly recommend that new customers use
> version 3.0 (.php3) or 4.0(.php4)."
Just a guess:
From PHP 4.2 onwards register_globals was set to Off by default and the
super-global arrays $_GET, $_POST, etc., were only introduced in PHP 4.1.0.
What version of PHP is Earthlink running?
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