PHP - security etc
andy at hexten.net
Thu Mar 8 22:21:02 GMT 2007
On 8 Mar 2007, at 21:39, Paul LeoNerd Evans wrote:
>> If /we/  can't agree on the right way to do it in Perl who the
>> hell can?
> Is the motto not TMTOWTDI?
Yeah, but that probably works best when there's widespread consensus
about what some of the right ways are. At some point TMTOWTDI drifts
imperceptibly into balkanisation; a philosophy designed to let you
choose the best tool for the job becomes the justification for
everyone inventing their own tools.
We do take TMTOWTDI to extremes sometimes don't we? Look at the huge
pile of modules that any interesting problem domain ends up obscured by:
It's a fantastic wonderland of interesting code for us veterans. For
newbies it's a big scary forest.
[[ warning: metaphor reserves dangerously low ]]
Andy Armstrong, hexten.net
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