In his latest entry
, Marco Tabini
talks about some of the security issues surrounding PHP that have been going around lately, and his take on the situation.
If you happen to keep a tab on the various posts in the community, you have undoubtedly noted a variety of opinions on the subject-I think that security doesn't belong in the language, Chris has made his point clear and Harry sort-of responded to both of us.
As a community, we are all tasked with ensuring that PHP becomes a better product. And by "community" I really mean everyone-individuals, OSS groups and commercial entities. I think that finally, after so many false starts, we are beginning to do a good job of it, too.
The post continues on, talking more about the ever-growing trend towards PHP5 and a push forward towards applications written with it with better security and less issues overall...