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Technetra: Interview: Rasmus Lerdorf, PHP Guru

Aug 12, 2004, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Adkins)

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"I was originally born in Greenland. I grew up in Denmark. Then we moved back to proper Denmark and then to Canada. I spent some time in Brazil and now I'm in the US. I've been all over. And job-wise, I've worked for all kinds of companies over the years. I was at various Bell companies in Canada and the telcos. I was at Bell Northern Research for a while. I was with a company called Bell Emergis which does Internet related stuff in Canada. I built some large Internet systems for Bell and a big system for the University of Toronto back then. This was the beginning of PHP. I had written some tools just for my own Web page which became known then as Personal Home Page (PHP). They started to get somewhat popular..."

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