[ic] Recursive Perl Function?

Ryan Hertz rhertz@baits.com
Thu, 29 Mar 2001 15:15:55 -0700

At 06:54 AM 3/29/01 , Jim Balcom wrote:
>On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Craig Beasland wrote:
>CB>>We would like to add a simple Bulletin Board system to one of our systems.
>CB>>The simple solution is to add a function which display a line from the
>CB>>BBtable, calls itself to see if there are any "children" which in turn 
>CB>>itself and so on.
>Go to www.worldwidemart.com/scripts
>Matthew Wright has written a ton of scripts in Perl and has them up
>there. One of them is a Bulletin Board, as well as a Guestbook that
>works quite well.

I would avoid those scripts, as they tend to contain many security 
risks.  Not to mention, wwwboard doesn't scale very well and will bring a 
server to its knees faster than a runaway Interchange.  :-)

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