I would like to know why my question, Is there a standalone interpreter for windows? was closed as "not constructive."
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Because it isn't, let's consult the FAQ:
Now let's check your question, especially what it reads like in the eyes of the average SO-User:
You see the problem there?
Eh, I dunno. I think it is a valid question. PHP devs tend to be a bit, eh... testy, let's say. I can see them getting riled up at the gall of someone who didn't want to install the toolset. I mean, what's the big deal? Just install it and be done! Why would you need a standalone compiler?
If you had flagged and asked for a reopen, I'd have done it. So I am considering this a request to reopen.