[pmwiki-users] blank line at start of html output
john.rankin at affinity.co.nz
Sun Apr 27 21:05:23 CDT 2014
One more piece of information: removing the ?> from the end of the
backup script makes no difference -- still getting a blank line at the
start of the page source.
On 28/04/14 1:52 PM, John Rankin wrote:
> On 27/04/14 9:51 PM, Petko Yotov wrote:
>> John Rankin writes:
>>> > John Rankin writes:
>>> >> I can see a blank first line in the regular html output too, so
>>> it's not
>>> >> an artefact of wikipublisher's output.
>>> >> I am unable to figure out where pmwiki inserts this blank first
>>> line and
>>> >> how to prevent it. Any help would be appreciated.
>>> > PmWiki doesn't insert a blank first line. Such lines are sometimes
>>> > inserted
>>> > by recipe which contain a closing ?> PHP tag followed by a new
>>> line. In
>>> > this
>>> > case, the backup_pages.php recipe inserts this new line.
>>> > It is recommended to remove the closing ?> tag from all scripts, see:
>>> > http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/PmWiki/DesignNotes
>>> Ah, thank you.
>>> However, I checked and include url doesn't have a closing ?> tag. I
>>> see what this script is doing that could generate an empty first
>>> line. My
>>> user has tested this with and without includeurl -- on his system, it
>>> causes an empty first line.
>> I didn't write that includeurl causes this, I wrote that
>> backup_pages.php causes this.
> OK, I asked the user to re-test this (cc'd) and he tells me that both
> the backup and includeurl scripts independently cause a blank line at
> the start of the html and wikibook xml output. However, I have
> installed includeurl on a test system and am unable to replicate the
> I'm waiting to hear the result of removing the closing ?> from the
> backup script, but I'm at a loss as to how to proceed with includeurl,
> given that I can't reproduce the behaviour.
> Any suggestions would be welcome.
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