True. However... I suppose it's also a question of wanting to learn particular tricks in PHP. Over the long haul it's a pain to write a logic fork any time I want to do this. Also clutters up the code. I'm pretty sure there is a really easy way to do this (and probably obvious to experienced PHPers), but I don't know what to search for. Googling didn't turn up much beyond configuring PHP on the server or the .ini file.... On Mar 25, 2008, at 4:52 PM, Paul Bennett wrote: > 3 lines to one? > > Are the original 3 lines working? If so it probably took longer to > write the email than to just move on to the next thing on your list. > > Unless this baby is going to be used by a million people, or will > need to be debugged by high school kids I seriously wouldn't worry > too much about reducing your code count by 2 lines.