Well from my experience ASP works faster on NT then Perl.
And it easier to learn and do....but since I learned Perl first
it's know a matter of personal choice.
They both do a fine job connecting to database via an ODBC.
AS far as tech email ( I think that's what Duane was talking about)
I can imagine that there is a need for a tech email and attachment to be
sent to the incident
reports and for it still to be left in the tech email box.
I think I could do this rather quickly but I'd need to make sure that's what
you're talking about.
However if you just talking about customers that signup online,
then you can use just the signup ASP form on Dale's ftp site it does exactly
(p.s. new version next week for pre-existing customers to reconfig their
I would however love to have some type of Web Base Emerald that can do
the normal Visual Basic Emerald does.
I'd be happy to help people on the list start it (or by the looks of it
since Ed already has a piece of it,
I'd be happy to help him finish it).
I guess the one deciding factor is Dale.
And if he'd let us use his design and move it to the web.
What do you think Dale?
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From: Ed Miller <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Thursday, August 06, 1998 5:31 PM
Subject: Re: Fwd: Emerald & ASP
>I re-wrote Dale's input to have people input there data on the web, Works
>great. I put a terms page in front and they can not get to the signup page
>with out going through the terms page. Anyway, I also rewrote the page fo
>some other ISP's that I wholesale to. It is only an input page but it gets
>the job done. And they can put the info in and have the customer up in a
>You can have a copy if it will help.
>From: Duane Schaub <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Date: Thursday, August 06, 1998 5:03 PM
>Subject: Re: Fwd: Emerald & ASP
>>At the present, I would far prefer ASP as perl is a pain on IIS and I
>>prefer not to run it at this time. Since it would the be an application
>>server, the ASP type pages would be far more efficient on the the server
>>At 03:19 PM 8/6/98 -0400, you wrote:
>>>And "if" you run ASP
>>>Robert H. Clugston wrote:
>>>> Yea, but its all a matter of whether you know VB scripting or
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