Getting my TODO list down

jesse jesse at
Thu Sep 4 17:31:54 BST 2008

On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 04:46:36PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 01:32:41PM +0100, Peter Corlett wrote:
> > If a business idea can't justify spending a tenner or so a month on a
> > virtual server, it's surely not worth pursuing?
> For the business owner, no, but there's lots of stupid business owners
> out there.  For the contractors they might hire to actually write the
> pointless code it's still worth doing.  And that's why Lyle cares.

It's also the case that given the choice between:

"We could make this in Perl or PHP. For PHP, it costs $x to run a
server. For Perl, it costs $(2x).

It doesn't matter what x is.

I'm kind of surprised that nobody's brought up Brad+Artur's
Sys::Protect. It's designed to make it easier to isolate Perl 
to get a lot of the same benefits of PHP's "stuff doesn't leak between
page loads" design.

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