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Re: mason and embperl

by JanneVee (Friar)
on Sep 02, 2000 at 23:17 UTC ( #30893=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to mason and embperl

There are a number of Reasons to use Mason and EmbPerl. But the most important I can find. Security! And as I see the other benefits. Stability!

The most important reason for a company to give up a eval:ing thing. Support!

But these are just opinions!


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(Ovid) RE(2): mason and embperl
by Ovid (Cardinal) on Sep 03, 2000 at 02:20 UTC
      I surprised you didn't recommend COBOLScript.

      My eloquent defense was based on the principle of what certain things are made for. COBOL -> heavy business processing. Perl -> process large amounts of information.

      This means that for HTML templating I think that Perl is better suited than COBOL for the particular task.

      Actually I don't like COBOL either, I just believe it has a place like FORTRAN.


        Both Fortran and COBOL have a place - generating disasters for saner languages to clean up. :-)

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