My first impulse was to turn it off. But maybe I'm wrong. Or is it one
of those 6 of one half a dozen of the other things?
From what I'm seeing on a search it might improve performance slightly
but with some s/w there are security issues... (We have register_globals
General working env. is mySql, but might switch to PostGres in the
future. Right now I'm using Perl::DBI to access the database, but that's
because I don't know PHP data access methods yet and have some already
written stuff to work with.