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[REBOL] Re: Rebol vs PHP

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 25-Jan-2001 11:08

Graham Chiu wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Jan 2001 01:03:14 -0800 > Elan <[rebol--techscribe--com]> wrote: > > > It probably depends on what exactly you are doing. My > > experience with > > PHP is it uses up a lot of memory. I had to split some > > scripts up into > > multiple files, because I was getting an "Out of memory" > > message on a > > box that has 512MB RAM or more. > > > > Hi Elan, > > I guess I assumed that PHP would already be running on > Randy's chosen webserver. And I was under the impression ( > possibly mistaken ) that PHP could reuse existing ODBC > connections without opening/closing a new one for each > query. > > What happened to RT's Rebol Apache module? Did it have ODBC > connectivity? >
As Dan stated - it's somehow strategic product, just not on a priority list right now. ... As for it's connectivity - it was my complaint from the day of Apache beta 1 - nice module with no DB connectivity is to those having capabilities of PHP connectivity, well, for nothing (although Elan is right that text databases are sometimes sufficient). I suggeste RT to add at least library module to Apache and charge some 50 or so USD, as Jeff already showed us how to make php library wrapper. It is still better than having free Apache module with no DB connectivity .... Maybe Apache module could be based upon whole Command product? -pekr-