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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The fact that it has no dependencies makes it even more compelling.

    Really? You honestly think that a webapp framework should also ship with its own object system, its own cookie parser, its own HTTP server, its own HTTP header system, and to top it off, its own new templating system!

    I look at Mojo and can only think that it represents the height of foolish arrogance, and I for one am repelled by it.

    Catalyst is far from perfect, but at least the Catalyst developers can concentrate on building a web framework

    • Apparently people can't install modules if they have dependencies, but they can install modules if they don't have dependencies. I don't really get it.

      But anyway, reinvention aside, Mojolicious::Lite is basically the same tired CGI.pm ideas repackaged as new syntax. Great for blogging (like so many ideas from the Ruby community), but not so great for solving problems web application developers actually have.

      • > Apparently people can't install modules if they have dependencies, but they can install modules if they don't have dependencies. I don't really get it.

        There's a large community of people in the world who don't know Perl, and have a simple FTP-upload shared hosting account.

        What these people NEED is a zip file they can unroll into their local dreamweaver/whatever directory, tweak a config file or some well commented lines in the script header, and then FTP upload to their website.

        That is EXACTLY the reas