Re: [mu TECH] what's ASP?

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Mon Mar 20 2000 - 13:33:56 CET

On Mon, Mar 20, 2000 at 08:55:30AM +0100, Gerhard Thimm nicely wrote:
> The idea behind asp (active server pages) is
> cgi-programming-in-one-file.
> Typically you must have a html-file with a form/action-entry and a
> perl-file or shell-script which performs the action. asp is a
> m$-possibility to put all this stuff in one file. Of course you need
> VBasic for this.

Oh, I start understanding. A sort of PHP3? My point is: CGI can substitute?
I think yes, if one has complete access to OS.

> There are some other solutions for this, because ms reinvents the wheel
> again and again. Very nice is php3/4. The idea from php and asp is to
> put all stuff into the html-file, but it is also possible to put all
> stuff into the perl file ie.

Ok. So, asp run only on NT.


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