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Jeremy Zawodny
August 22, 2001 13:41
Re: My list of PHP's shortcomings
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On Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 12:39:12PM +0100, Andy Wardley wrote:
> Nathan Torkington, High Priest of the Slippery Lighter, wrote:
> > Here are my reasons why the idea of using PHP on big projects scares
> > me:
> Forgive me for slipping into marketing buzzwords, but I think the
> most succint description of PHP's downfall is that it doesn't
> support an "n-tier" model.  It doesn't support 3-tier and it doesn't
> even support 2-tier.

You can do n-tier programming in nearly any language that has
reasonable network libraries.  PHP is no exception.  That may not be
one of PHP's primary goals, but nobody ever claimed it was.

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