[thelist] ASP support going away?

Ken Schaefer ken.schaefer at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 19:06:31 CDT 2005

Could I suggest, as part of your risk management, you investigate a
migration to ASP.NET?

.NET has been out for quite a few years now, and the
toolsets/methodologies etc have matured to a level that supports even
enteprise level applications. A migration would give you a degree of
future proofing


On 7/20/05, Luther, Ron <ron.luther at hp.com> wrote:
> Ken Schaefer, as usual ;-), provided a very well-reasoned answer:
> >>Support depends on what version of ASP we're talking about.
> >>ASP v1.0 and v2.0 are no longer supported, because Windows NT
> >>is no longer supported.
> >>Support depends on what phase of the support cycle the product is in.
> >>There are no plans for ASP v4.0. v3 will be the last version of ASP.
> >>However it will be available on Windows Longhorn Server (to be
> >>delivered in 2006), so ASP will be around for quite some time.
> Ah!  Thanks Ken,
> That's precisely the clarification I was looking for.
> I grok.
> Thanks,
> RonL.
> (Hi Shawn - FWIW, I like PHP a lot, probably even better than
> I like ASP or CF.  [Perl, however, totally rocks!]  Unfortunately,
> the choice of what toolset I get to use isn't up to me. I think
> I'm going to have to find a way to live with Business Objects
> [report writer / data browser out of France], Executive Viewer
> [rather basic datacube browser], and [if I'm lucky] maybe a
> little bit of .net.  My users, my IT buds, and myself are all
> in for a bit of an 'adjustment'!)

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