[wp-hackers] output buffering in general and wordpress

Stas Sușcov stas at nerd.ro
Thu May 3 07:39:23 UTC 2012

În data de Thu, 03 May 2012 09:39:26 +0300, Dion Hulse (dd32)  
<wordpress at dd32.id.au> a scris:

> Finally, yes, there are places where output buffering is useful - to
> catch echo'd content directly to alter it or cache it, infact, this is
> what most WordPress caching plugins do (well, all of them do it). But
> you have to be doing it for a reason for it to be of use.. caching and
> some template engines require it, general programming though? It
> shouldn't need it at all.

Fyi, I didn't interpret any links, I gave examples on how and when people  
use output buffering. You might agree or not, but thats your opinion.
Also, there's no such term _general programming_, it's just programming!

Let's just agree on the above paragraph from your reply... As I said, this  
is debatable.

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