Perhaps if you asked a question you'd get an answer rather than coming off as an angry immature crybaby in your last paragraph... No, I'm not going to dignify your post with a real answer. Come back when you can ask a real question and maybe you'll get a real answer.
--Larry Garfield On Monday 22 March 2010 07:02:30 pm Daevid Vincent wrote: > I've been using PHP for a decade or so (since PHP/FI) and love it. The one > problem that seems to always keep coming back on enterprise level projects > is the lack of threading. This always means we have to write some back-end > code in Ruby or Java or C/C++ and some hacky database layer or DBUS or > something to communicate with PHP. > > Will PHP ever have proper threading? It would sure let the language take > the next logical leap to writing applications and daemons. I love the idea > that Rails/Ruby have where you can just load objects in memory once and > keep using them from page to page (this is NOT the same as a $_SESSION, > it's way more flexible and powerful). > > But more importantly, in one application I'm working on, we need to connect > to an Asterisk system for the IVR abilities. This means we have Ruby doing > all that fun stuff and PHP doing the web stuff, but we're also duplicating > a LOT of work. Both Ruby AND PHP now have to have ORMs for the user who's > calling in, advertisements served, products shown, etc. We could have used > Rails for the web portion, but I want to stay with PHP and I'm sure I don't > have to explain to you PHPers why that is. Without threads, PHP just isn't > even an option or only one user would be able to call in at a time. > > The pcntl stuff is not feasible. It's a hack at best. Spawning multiple > scripts is also a recipie for disaster. > > When will the PHP core-devs (Zend?) realize that PHP is much more than a > hook to a database. It's much more than web pages. > > Is this a case of "it's too hard"? Or is it a case of PHP core developers > just being douche-bags like they are about the whole > "foo($set_this_parameter=$bar);" bull$hit??! (there is NO reason NOT to let > the developer choose WHICH of the list of parameters they want to set in a > function/method call aside from being stubborn! Especially when there are > many parameters and you can't overload functions like you can in Java or > other typed languages) > > As usual, I created a poll here too: > http://www.rapidpoll.net/awp1ocy > > Past polls are below: > http://www.rapidpoll.net/8opnt1e > http://www.rapidpoll.net/arc1opy (although someone hacked this poll and > loaded up the 76 votes like a little cheater) > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php