Skal Tura writes: Lately there was rumours of Facebook forking PHP, and it turns out they were working for the last 26 months on a PHP Compiler, called HipHop for PHP. Compiling PHP in-itself is nothing new, but how they do it they are able to achieve upto 50% less CPU load, best of all: It's almost completely transparent, and comes with experimental interpreter HPHPi.
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