PHP - bodge - scale (was Re: [rescue] decisions, decisions)

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at
Tue May 3 09:13:24 CDT 2005

On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 09:15:20PM +1000, Sean Batt wrote:
> On 03/05/2005, at 9:02 PM, Shirker wrote:
> >On Tue, 3 May 2005, Peter Corlett wrote:
> >>IMAO, if you're going to pick a quirky arcane scripting language to do
> >>this with, I'd rather start off with Perl than PHP as it scales a bit
> >>better and is a proper programming language.
> >
> >There's nothing at all arcane about PHP. It has the best online
> >documentation resource of any language I've ever used.
> >
> >Also, $^$^&%^5k ^JJ%^J$%&^$&$^J$%K^J%^ %^45//56/45/6/45^%^$B#$%%\\g is 
> >not
> >considered to be valid code in PHP ;P
> You say that as if it were a Bad Thing. If you ever wanted to do that,
> how on earth would you express it in PHP? ;-)

If a non perl programmer knew what the heck that string was supposed to
do he might be able to explain how to accomplish the same in another

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at

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