j-pimp writes: "It all started with a simple bug encountered while trying to get PHP and WCF to play nice. Before you know it I was attempting to compile PHP on windows myself. I found out the directions for building PHP on windows that come with the source code are out of date. I filed a bug report and was told: You have to ask the Microsoft guys to update that file. [php wiki article] was one of our best Windows know-how (not-microsoft-employee) guy shot at documenting the process, but the feedback he got from Microsoft employees was this is crap. its all wrong."