Dave O Connor wrote:
>John Allman said on Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 05:04:32PM +0000:
>>>>dont want to hear about perl or java or python solutions.
>>a) I know and like php. It was designed as a server side scripting
language. I have no experience with python, but the idea of using java
or perl makes my skin crawl. i think it's even easier to write crappy
code in perl than php (certainly for this kind of thing) and although
i'm quite fond of java as a language, i've never used it for this (and
cant imagine it's anywhere near as nice as php) and i dont like the idea
of having to have proprietary software installed to run my website
reliably. I know there are open source runtime environments, but they're
not "there" yet.
b) The hosting company i'm intending to go with support php.
>>>>* A nice modular clean codebase.
>>>>>>Wouldn't it being in PHP preclude that?
>>Not neccessarily. Although i know where you're coming from. It's easy to
write sloppy php. But I have seen nice php code and i believe it can exist.
But aside from all that - is there a particular thing you had in mind or
were you just generally php-bashing:) I know i said i didn't want other
options, but if there's a mind blowingly, obviously better one, then go
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