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dotcomma: Perl to PHP Migration

Mar 27, 2000, 03:49 (8 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to Adam Berlinsky-Schine for this link. ]

"Perl and PHP are great scripting languages. Perl has led the web scripting language race for quite a while without much competition. But now PHP has been born. Don't get me wrong- Perl is an excellent programming language and is still very, very useful. But PHP was created solely for use on the web and therefore has many benefits over Perl. Perl is still used for application programming and other purposes, and in order to accommodate for this, it has many downfalls that prevent it from being the perfect language for web development. That perfect language is PHP."

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