[Mono-list] asp.net or php

Angel "Java" Lopez webmaster@ajlopez.com
Wed, 21 Jan 2004 16:53:21 -0300

Hi people!

I'm working on some interpreters in .NET.... and one idea is to implement a
PHP interpreter, and expose via a HttpHandler (only an idea )....  Are there
any similar projects?

Angel "Java" Lopez

----- Original Message -----
From: "Miguel de Icaza" <miguel@ximian.com>
To: "Matt Ryan" <mryan@novell.com>
Cc: <mono-list@lists.ximian.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2004 4:34 PM
Subject: Re: [Mono-list] asp.net or php

> Hey,
> > Just to get everyone's opinion, how interesting would it be to make PHP
> >  a NET-enabled language with Mono?
> Such efforts have been started as weekend projects, but never fully
> completed.
> You have to separate two things though:
> * The language
> * The platform.
> PHP is a language typically bound to a web-based platform.  Lets call
> them PHP-language and PHP-platform to distinguish them.
> ASP.NET provides the language-neutral platform for an object-oriented
> way of designing web applications.
> For Web applications, you could implement a .NET compiler for
> PHP-language, and this could be used to host PHP-language scripts
> inside the ASP.NET platform.
> You could also implement the PHP-platform (the web hosting, the common
> functions) and expose those to existing .NET languages.
> Miguel
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