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  • When I wrote Object::Tiny, I didn’t bother to write a comparison to Moose because I saw them as being in a completely different ballpark.

    One is a fully featured MOP implementation with all the goodies of the Perl 6 object model… and the other makes trivial accessors to save typing.

    I saw it as more of a compliment, because obviously we’re comparing apples and oranges here.

    So then Moose::Tiny shows and I of course assume it’s a joke by some random person unrelated to

    • Lying about in people's namespaces?

      Name one.

      So far I'm not aware of any modules that are doing that...

      Nobody "owns" Config:: or XML:: or even YAML::

      Occasionally people specifically ask that a namespace be kept clear for the exclusive benefit of that project, like DBI or PPI or (I assume) Moose.

      And neither I or any other ::Tiny authors have violated that (although I dearly want to release DateTime::Tiny).

      If Moose:: has indeed asked to remain clear, you are the only person that has violated a namespace in the way you suggest.
      • Well ... except first I didn't release until I had cleared it with Stevan first. Actually I asked him if I should release at all, and then again if he felt that it belonged in the Moose namespace. If he'd said no, or was unsure at any point I wouldn't have released ... MooseX::Tiny is no better than Acme::Moose::Tiny for parody [google.com] purposes.

        Second I think a case can be (and has [perl.org] been [perl.org]) made that there is disagreement on the merits of the Tiny naming scheme. Though in those cases I suppose it isn't the To be ho