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(PHP 4 >= 4.1.0, PHP 5)

xmlrpc_get_typeGets xmlrpc type for a PHP value


string xmlrpc_get_type ( mixed $value )

This function is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this function, its name, and surrounding documentation may change without notice in a future release of PHP. This function should be used at your own risk.

This function is especially useful for base64 and datetime strings.



PHP value

Return Values

Returns the XML-RPC type.


Example #1 XML-RPC type example

echo xmlrpc_get_type(null) . "\n"// base64
echo xmlrpc_get_type(false) . "\n"// boolean
echo xmlrpc_get_type(1) . "\n"// int
echo xmlrpc_get_type(1.0) . "\n"// double
echo xmlrpc_get_type("") . "\n"// string
echo xmlrpc_get_type(array()) . "\n"// array
echo xmlrpc_get_type(new stdClass) . "\n"// array
echo xmlrpc_get_type(STDIN) . "\n"// int

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hfuecks at pinkgoblin dot com
12 years ago
This function returns the type of a PHP variable in XML-RPC terms. It won't "spot" base64 or iso8601 types unless they have been defined using xmlrpc_set_type().

For iso8601 type it returns "datetime".

Otherwise it returns strings corresponding directly the XML-RPC data types e.g. "struct","int","string","base64" etc.
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