[thelist] making the move from php to asp

Stephen Caudill SCaudill at municode.com
Fri Apr 16 07:59:03 CDT 2004

--------------- Ken Schaefer wrote: --------------- 
: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
: - uses () for arrays and functions (something(4)... is it an
:   array, is it a function, is it a sub... I dunno)
: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
: There are well established standards for naming in the VB world.

There are well established syntactic standards in almost every other
language in the world.  It involves using brackets for arrays. Makes
scanning down the page visually much easier.  Naming standards be
: Well, this is why Microsoft released ASP.Net more than 2 years
: ago... 
: I don't understand why anyone would start a new project now
: utilising Classic ASP

Ah... Perhaps because we don't want to force a honking huge runtime
download on our end users?  Maybe because .NET has only just reached
a modicum of maturity?  Maybe because we have theological differences
with the language?  Maybe because we don't like the Forms-Based design
that the IDE makes so darn condusive?

if this had been an actual troll, the Attention Signal you just heard 
would have been followed by official information, news or chewed up 


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