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> what we now refer to as the "PHP language" was originally intended to be only the templating system, and you were supposed to write your business logic in a "real language" such as C

I did get a little perverse amusement at writing HTML files containing nothing other than single `<?php` element; where that PHP's job was to generate HTML; and it did so via a templating language (e.g. Twig or Smarty)...

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