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Re: [ossig] JSP v PHP for Biz Intelligence Application

On 7/11/06, Chang Sau Sheong <cssheong@pacific.net.sg> wrote:
I disagree that PHP is a 'hack'. It has less hooks to other enterprise
(read 'vendor developed') applications but it is as compelling a
platform as any.

PHP is most definitely a hack, as it was cobbled into existence rather than designed, and it shows. Take one example, register_globals. I know it's turned off by default now, but *why was it even allowed to exist in the first place* in a *web language*?

-= Nur Hussein =-