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

On Tue, 2006-07-11 at 15:05 +0800, Nur Hussein wrote:
> 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*? 

sorry to say this but you've clearly never written web apps.
register_globals makes sense from a development perspective (which was
why it went in), but not from a security perspective (which is why it
got turned off by default, but not removed).


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