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[Freedombox-discuss] PHP Alternatives?

On 12-07-16 at 02:06pm, Ben Mendis wrote:

> Sure, PHP isn't my favorite language... but blaming bad code on PHP, 
> and assuming that changing the language is a panacea for security, is 
> pretty silly.

Is it me you call silly?

I believe I did not argue that security is only an issue with PHP, or 
argue that the PHP _language_ is all that matters.

> I've seen bad code in nearly every language I've ever encountered. 
> Even in the Haskell world you can find examples of bad, insecure code. 
> PHP isn't inheirently impossible to secure, most of the 
> vulnerabilities people find in the PHP webapps are things that could 
> affect webapps written in _any_ language, not something inheirent to 
> the PHP platform.

Yes, it is _possible_ to find bad, insecure code in any language.

Yes, it is _possible_ to secure PHP.

But what is your point?  That it is equally likely to find bad, insecure 
code anywhere, in any language and using any coding style?

 - Jonas

 * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt
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