Webdev: the times, they are a changin'

Lonnie Olson lists at kittypee.com
Tue Apr 17 15:06:03 MDT 2012


On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 2:57 PM, John Shaver <bobjohnbob at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Lonnie Olson <lists at kittypee.com> wrote:
>> * PHP can scale very well, see wordpress.com
>
> I wouldn't use wordpress as an example of that.  Wordpress has a huge
> security vulnerability discovered nearly every other day.  In my
> (probably meaningless) opinion this is largely due to their choice of
> PHP.  However I understand why they choose to continue using it.  It's
> pretty much on every webserver out there.  It's like a virus really.

I didn't say Wordpress in general.  I specified. wordpress.com
The commercial hosting provider.  They are proof that PHP can scale.


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