PHP: a fractal of bad design

Eevee, on Fuzzy Notepad:

PHP is an embarrassment, a blight upon my craft. It’s so broken, but so lauded by every empowered amateur who’s yet to learn anything else, as to be maddening. It has paltry few redeeming qualities and I would prefer to forget it exists at all.

I'm not qualified to comment, except to agree with more than one of his points.

Via Marco Arment