[linux-novice] RE: linux-novice Digest, Vol 37, Issue 5
ptimusk at sympatico.ca
Fri Jun 1 17:43:27 EDT 2007
Just a comment I learned Fortran and BASIC in the 1970's and then did
not program for years. Recently I have programmed in R and Stella.
Once one learns this skill one remembers it and at the risk of
sounding poetic the rest is syntax.
Have a great weekend every one. I successfully installed Debian 3.0
on a pentium 1 laptop this week.
I also have KDE working on my Macbook using Fink now.
B.Math statistics (2002), B.A. legal studies (2006) Carleton University
Systems Science Graduate student, University of Ottawa (2006-2007).
just trying to stay linear.
Read by hundreds of lurkers every week.
On 1-Jun-07, at 4:10 PM, Fred Jensen wrote:
> On Jun 1, 2007, at 10:42 AM, Dave O'Neill wrote:
>> On Thu, May 31, 2007 at 09:34:57PM -0400, Darcy Whyte wrote:
>>> Thanks for your reply!
>>> Can you explain why you wouldn't use PHP?
>> There are other languages better suited to the task.
>> PHP isn't really intended for developing applications that run
>> outside a
>> webserver -- such as a cron script or a standalone daemon. While
>> _possible_ to do these things with PHP, it's really not recommended.
> On the other hand, if PHP is what you're comfortable with, it may
> just work fine (depending on exactly what you're doing). It may be
> less resource-efficient, harder to code, or just plain slow
> (depending on exactly what you're doing).
> If you do use PHP, you'll want to have the CLI (command-line-
> interface) version installed...see http://www.php.net/
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