Monthly Archives: June 2009

Wish More Hosts Offered WebDAV? Blame PHP!

There is a lot to hate about PHP, which most programmers will be more than happy to share with you. At length. In a heated voice. Possibly requiring a valium afterwards. The arguments about PHP’s suckiness are interesting and largely quite accurate, while at the same time almost completely academic given its pervasiveness. But that’s a subject for another less stressful day.

In addition to its many faults as a language, PHP is responsible for another injustice on the web: the general unavailability of WebDAV.

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