syntax error, unexpected T_SL in PHP Solution

This happened in a PHPscript with heredoc but it could really happen anywhere. The issue was whitespace in code like this:

$variable = <<< HTML
some stuff here
$othervar
HTML;

Notice on the first line that there is extra white space after the HTML. Whitespace was a deadly killer since it isn't obvious in terms of syntax.


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