"I have recently seen a very quick switch from Perl 5 to a new language--PHP 4.0. When I first delved into this language I initially thought it was nothing more than a rip-off from Perl. However, I then noticed something in particular about PHP 4; it went directly into the HTML code. I think PHP was meant for the Web--and Perl was not," states ZDNet News reader Mike Eggleston. Read Mike's opinion.