PHP - security etc
dom at happygiraffe.net
Fri Mar 9 08:44:15 GMT 2007
Andy Armstrong wrote:
> Interestingly this debate - much has I dislike PHP - has given me the
> germ of a clue as to why the damn thing is so popular.
> If /we/  can't agree on the right way to do it in Perl who the hell can?
> If mod_perl dropped out of the box with a PHP like embedding mechanism
> that was turned on by default - so you could just create index.mp and
> start mucking around - then it might be a hell of a lot more popular.
> Hell, if it did that I'd be more inclined to use it for quick and dirty
> web stuff.
I think you've cracked the nail on the head. It's not got anything to
do with the _language_. It's all to do with the _deployment_. That,
and the "shared nothing" model of PHP makes it a hell of a lot easier to
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