Re: Which webmail do you prefer? Why?
On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 11:13:05AM -0700, Jeremy Zawodny wrote:
> On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 02:23:58PM +0100, Matthew King wrote:
> > SquirrelMail. Webmail for nuts. Sounds weird, but it rocks.
> > It's in PHP (I'd personally prefer perl) but it still works.
> Why does the implementation language matter? Do you care if your
> system binaries are written in C vs C++?
> I always wonder what people really mean when they say things like
> that--especially in this sort of context. Can you clarify why it
> matters? Are you trying to imply that PHP software is less likely to
I'm not the OP, but I'm guessing he's referring to the fact that it's
far more likely that you're going to tweak a web-app than some "system
binary". Therefore, implementation does matter.
Also, many people are already running mod_perl; it's nicer to
leverage that than to configure additional modules. In my expereince,
mod_perl + apache interaction is more stable than PHP + apache,
especially across upgrades.
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