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what the difference behind the implement mechanism between the common CGI and php_based application?

Feb 22nd, 2008 03:25
dman, urge overkill, Zhengyu Li, http://www.ttnr.org

The major difference in the way CGI and PHP are executed is that for 
every request , CGI creates new process, while PHP just creates a new 
thred.Hence php is processed faster than CGI.
Also, php has its own syntax(language syntax) while CGI is a 
technology,it can be implemented using perl, C++ etc.
does it give any idea?? :-)