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SitePoint: Cross Platform Open Source More Successful?

May 28, 2004, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Harry Fuecks)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Following on from musings on PHP as Disruptive Technology and Why MySQL Grew So Fast, it occurs to me that what hasn't been said yet is both are technologies that aim to be cross platform, the platform being the operating system (and the web server in PHP's case).

"More precisely, they both run well under Windows. It may be an obvious point but getting started with 'dynamic duo' is almost easier on Windows than it is on *Nix, at least for a standard installation..."

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