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Re: php vs. perl

by maverick (Curate)
on Feb 26, 2002 at 05:15 UTC ( #147487=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to php vs. perl

Once upon a time, I heard someone very knowledgable in a variety of languages refere to PHP as 'training wheels without the bicycle'. Next time I see this monk in the 'Other Users' box, I'll ask if I can credit him with the quote.

From what exposure to PHP I've had, it seems to be pretty much a 'made in taiwan' version of Perl. The first version of PHP was actually written in Perl and was intended to be a 'simplified' version of Perl.

Update: The quote is from merlyn. blakem pointed out that it's also here, in a thread about PHP vs Perl.

/\/\averick
perl -l -e "eval pack('h*','072796e6470272f2c5f2c5166756279636b672');"

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