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> > I suppose that's a matter of opinion.  One thing's for sure:  where I
> > work, ASP is the "official" scripting language.  If my boss really knew
> > the difference, I'd have to use ASP instead.  I get around it by not
> > bringing the subject up and by keeping my head down.
> >
> > I was talking with John "Maddog" Hall last week and he shared another
> > story of some guys he knew (back in the mid-90s) who had the same
> > situation as me -- they basically were told to set up a server.  No
> > other instructions.  So they set up a Linux box, recognizing its
> > virtues and technical prowess.  When Maddog asked them what their boss
> > thought about that, they sheepishly replied that he didn't know -- they
> > figured they'd wait a YEAR before telling him so that they'd have a
> > good point if it came down to an argument.
> >
> > Much as I'd love to evangelize my open source philosophy and the merits
> > of my Linux/MySQL/PHP installation, it's going to have to wait until
> > I'm done with this project.


That article basically sums up my approach on anything this nature.  Of
course, I am lucky enough to be working in a place which uses PHP/MySQL for
practically everything, and Perl in a few others.  And say ASP, and you are
liable to get your head shot off.

Jason Lotito
Programmer & Developer
Clockmedia Inc.
Designing Tomorrow's Games, Today!
Fax: 514-908-2803

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