[Dub-pm] what's Perl used for anyway?
kehoea at parhasard.net
Thu Sep 30 09:42:52 CDT 2004
Ar an triochadú lá de mí Méan Fómhair, scríobh Dermot McNally:
> > written in PHP. I inherited this setup, and I'm entirely happy with it,
> > save that MySQL is a fucking toy and you should never use it for
> > anything other than playing with.
> Did you consider replacing it with PostgreSQL? It should be a credible
> enough drop-in replacement, unless there would be too much local SQL
> idiom to convert.
Yeah, we will. We do a lot of bespoke web dev for clients as well, as the
SMS services, though, and that means I don't have as much time for in-house
maintenance and further development as I'd like.
Like the early Christians, Marx expected the millennium very soon; like
their successors, his have been disappointed--once more, the world has shown
itself recalcitrant to a tidy formula embodying the hopes of some section of
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