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mcloan

$HTTP_POST_VARS vs $Post

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Can someone tell me what the difference is between $HTTP_POST_VARS and $Post?

Thank you.

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$HTTP_*_VARS are depreciated thats the only difference

You should use the new superglobals.

$HTTP_POST_VARS is  $_POST
$HTTP_GET_VARS is $_GET
$HTTP_COOKIE_VARS is $_COOKIE
etc.

As of PHP5 they are turned off. To use these older style superglobals you'll need to turn a setting called register_long_arrays on. Otherwise just use the new shorter superglobals

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[quote=http://us2.php.net/manual/en/reserved.variables.php]
HTTP POST variables: $_POST

    Note: Introduced in 4.1.0. In earlier versions, use $HTTP_POST_VARS.
[/quote]

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Another difference is that $_POST is a superglobal array, which means that it can be seen throughout your script. The $HTTP_POST_VARS array can only be seen at the top most level of your script and it must be declared as global it you want to use it in funcitons.

Ken

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