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  • Specificaly it's here: http://git.shadowcat.co.uk/gitweb/gitweb.cgi?p=gitmo/Perl-Critic-Dynamic-Moose.g it;a=summary [shadowcat.co.uk]

    I'm not sure why it wasn't released, I know that Sartak was looking for feedback. My guess is that nobody provided the feedback so it didn't get used.

    I find the comments that Smalltalk doesn't have this problem because it has tools, and that you don't use Perl::Critic (a tool) so the solution that a member of the Moose Team has provided is useless, rather insulting to one of my friends a co-de

    • I'm very sorry I gave offense. I didn't mean to, but it's clear I phrased that very badly. I've just not been in the habit of using Perl::Critic. If given tools are ubiquitously adopted (e.g., the Smalltalk browser) or varying tools offer the same basic functionality (various Java IDEs) and are ubiquitously adopted, then tool support for features like might be very reasonable.

      I suspect (though I can't prove) that many Moose developers aren't using Perl::Critic and thus aren't likely to benefit from this, thus, I agree with the traits researchers that the safety features should be in the language (or library) level rather than pushed into external tools.

      • I've just not been in the habit of using Perl::Critic. If given tools are ubiquitously adopted (e.g., the Smalltalk browser) or varying tools offer the same basic functionality (various Java IDEs) and are ubiquitously adopted, then tool support for features like might be very reasonable.

        Perl::Critic is an invaluable help and is well integrated for example in EPIC or Padre (with Padre::Plugin::PerlCritic). If you have pointers on how to do it with Vim or Emacs, I would be happy to ear it :) An other possibility could be to use a precheck hooks in cvs/svn/git/whatever running perlcritic with the according .perlcriticrc (pointers to hook scripts also welcome :) As a senior developer you should definitively use it and more than that you should promote it in your team! One of the job of an s