Allow me to rephrase it in a way that you can understand: you have your head so far up your own ass you could kiss your own tonsils. Hope this helps.
"I simply don't care... I also don't care"
Thanks for getting so efficiently to the root of the problem.
I think I first met Ivor around 2001, and started collaborating with him on the OpenGuides project shortly after, which was to prove the foundation of a firm friendship.
Obligatory plug for Perlsphere!
Ugh. Endless tedious faffing with objects when plain old SQL (plus something snappy to use it with like DBIx::Simple) works perfectly well. If that's a "best practice", I guess I'm happy not being the best.