On Thu, 29 Apr 1999, Erik Liljencrantz wrote:
> At 09:59 1999-04-29 -0400, Graeme B. Davis wrote:
> Haven't tried yet (though I should as it's made only 120 km from me in Sweden)
> >PHP syntax is icky and CGI is a pain and not easily maintainable...
> PHP syntax is very C-ish but less strict typing. I like it.
> The main difference to C is that it is an embedded script language that
> enable the HTML designers to use their standard HTML tools to create the
> HTML parts of the site and then for You to embed the dynamic functionality
> using script.
> Much more maintainable than C and perl CGI solutions.
Take a look at Embperl. It has many of the attributes of PHP along with
the ability to use all of the modules that exist for Perl. With Embperl
included as a module in Apache the Perl code only is parsed the first time
it is used and can be keept as part of the httpd server. I know of people
who have moved from PHP to Embperl and seen a dramatic increse in
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