PHP versus Perl

Gareth Kirwan gbjk at
Fri Jun 29 09:28:30 BST 2007

>David Cantrell wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 28, 2007 at 05:34:23PM +0100, Andy Armstrong wrote:
>>> PHP's big wins are ubiquity and ease of deployment. "Hello 
>World" is a
>>> ten second job in PHP.
>> $ time cat>foo
>> print "Content-type: text/html\n\nhello world"
>ITYM "<title></title>hello world" (IIRC, and assuming an sgml-based 
>HTML, all the other containing elements have omissable tags, but not 
>that one)
>Or, perhaps easier, sent text/plain instead of text/html

print "Content-type: text/bad-html\n\nhello world"
Might as well be clear with the browser fromt he start.

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