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



I have no problem with this :)

Uwe Dippel wrote:
> Chang Sau Sheong wrote:
>
>> C was 'cobbled into existence'. Unix was 'cobbled into existence'. So
>> was Linux et al.
>
> Exactly. That shows.
>
>> PHP was originally called 'Personal Home Page' because that was its
>> origins. Today I can develop standalone applications using PHP
>> (http://gtk.php.net). PHP is an evolved platform, each version
>> getting better. It is derogatory to call it a 'hack'.
>
> That's subjective. I consider myself a hacker:
>
>> A hacker is someone who likes to do new things with computers.
>>
>> [...]
>>
>> Some mislabled hackers have made trojan horse programs, computer
>> viruses, or computer worms that can hurt other people's computers.
>>
>> The older and true meaning of the word hacker is "someone who
>> understands computers very well, and likes to do new and unusual or
>> difficult things with them, not for their initial intended use". This
>> meaning of the word hacker is usually a compliment, meaning to hack.
>
> As sysadmin for mambo and wordpress, I really wished it was more
> difficult to write an insecure application.
> If you don't know what I'm talking about: http://www.secunia.com is a
> fine resource.
> http://secunia.com/product/1720/
> is one such an example. My users argue forth and back how nice it is
> and that 'we must have it'.
>
> Uwe
>
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