PHP compared to other languages...
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01-18-2008, 03:35 PM
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But what about the comparison between PHP, Perl and Python?(PHP is the slowest according to the data provided by the author). Would you prefer one over another for a particular app.
If you will be mergesorting, yes. Otherwise, no. Every language has a weak point, or a series of them. PHP has its strong points, and just because it is slower, on average, doesn't perturb me.
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