[CentOS-docs] Contribute request

Tue May 12 12:49:18 UTC 2009
Vladislav Rastrusny <FractalizeR at yandex.ru>

Yes, I agree ;)
The problem is that I am not familiar with this language ;)

2009/5/12 William L. Maltby <CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com>:
> On Tue, 2009-05-12 at 15:23 +0400, Vladislav Rastrusny wrote:
>> 2009/5/12 Ralph Angenendt <ra+centos at br-online.de>:
>> <snip>
>> > Okay. I'm waiting for comments here - php as a scripting language?
>> > Strange >:)
>> Why strange ;) I think PHP is no worse than Perl. I think the choice
>> of scripting language for tools is up to the developer. I don't see
>> why bash or perl is better than php. At least php-cli is very easy to
>> be installed (just one yum command) and does not cause the threat to
>> the system security. Of course not all servers has it, but I prefer
>> PHP scripts because they are much easy to read and understand
>> comparing to Perl and Bash especially for novice users (I think
>> professionals have their own scripts for everything :) ).
> And another thing professionals consider is the scope of coverage. *If*
> you want the widest application, you consider the tolls available on the
> targets of your effort. If certain of those targets are unlikely to have
> your preferred language on it, you can reduce your targets or choose a
> language that is more likely to be available on your targets.
> For widest possible coverage, something like bash should be considered.
>> <snip>
> --
> Bill
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