Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 June 2008 05:23:14 pm Rory Browne wrote:
>>> the PHP User Group is having it's monthly meeting on Wednesday at the
>>> Longstone Pub on Townsend street - it ordinarily starts at 8pm though
>>> of the guys show up a bit sooner than that.
> I'm really puzzled by this devotion to PHP.
> I don't want to sound mean, but it's only a tiny little language
> used in connection with the web, isn't it?
if by "tiny" you mean "worth 4.8 billion euro annually, available on 45%
of Apache servers, has 4.5 million active users", then yes, you are
> How come it attracts these passionate devotees?
> I mean, I would have thought everything you could say about PHP
> could be said over half a pint of real ale.
> I know there are people who support Bray Wanderers.
> Is it the same sort of thing?
no - you can't describe absolutely everything over a pint - maybe it
would take two, but then - the same could be said of any other language.
what is it about this "linux" thing anyway? I mean, it only takes a few
seconds to say "it's free", so how come people talk so much about it?
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