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Re: ping...

Georg Moritz
December 4, 2004 19:24
Re: ping...
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From the keyboard of Marty Trujillo [04.12.04,18:54]:

> I love perl,  I love perl... but does perl have any advantages over PHP?

try doing my .sig in PHP :-)
IMHO PHP is just "good" at web programming, nothing else.
But then, even what it's good at, it's bad.
I think its no good inviting people to mix HTML and code arbitrarily.

perl is far more than a web programming language.

> Is it time for me to learn PHP?

that depends on what you're up to, or what you're in.
Programming PHP is a pain if you know perl... consider
PHP arrays, and compare the OO concepts of both languages.

> Any thoughts?

since there ain't anything that can't be done in perl -
I would leave PHP for it's primary use - personal home page -

It's harder to write a web app in perl - if you are a beginner
and have just learned html, that is. Nut that's also the reason
there is such a lot of bad PHP code around. See php-nuke, phpMyAdmin
etc. and security flaws.


> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Christopher Hicks" <>
> To: <>; "Georg Moritz" <>
> Cc: <>
> Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2004 5:28 PM
> Subject: Re: ping...
> > On Sat, 4 Dec 2004, Georg Moritz wrote:
> >> hmm.. now it seems there's two at least :-)
> >
> > three!  :)  I guess "me too" (or in my case "me three") posts on a list
> > are better than nothing right?
> >
> > --
> > </chris>
> >
> > "Fans of Mozilla's free, open-source Firefox browser make the
> > ardent Apple faithful look like a bunch of slackers."
> > - Rebecca Lieb at

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