In his latest entry, Marco Tabini talks about some of the security issues surrounding PHP that have been going around lately, and his take on the situation.
If you happen to keep a tab on the various posts in the community, you have undoubtedly noted a variety of opinions on the subject—I think that security doesn't belong in the language, Chris has made his point clear and Harry sort-of responded to both of us.
As a community, we are all tasked with ensuring that PHP becomes a better product. And by "community" I really mean everyone—individuals, OSS groups and commercial entities. I think that finally, after so many false starts, we are beginning to do a good job of it, too.
The post continues on, talking more about the ever-growing trend towards PHP5 and a push forward towards applications written with it with better security and less issues overall...