There is always the wonder of ActivePerl (from
which works under Win32 (Win9x and NT) and which can be plugged
into IIS or run standalone (also as CGI under any Win32 webserver).
That way J'oe could keep his Win32 environment and you could
use Perl for your scripts - even in ASPs, if that's
Note that the Penguin is not the be-all end-all
thing, and many people are rightfully reluctant towards the
Penguin because of its followers - be careful and know
the Linux-Advocacy-Howto if you think about promoting
Linux. But I think promoting Linux is plain the wrong path.
Perl and administration is always the question of the
right tool for the task - and Linux is just a vessel Perl runs
on, just like Win32.