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  • Do Perl programmers just stick with the "standard" or is InsideOut being used more?

    DISCLAIMER: I am biased [], and all my "facts" come secondhand from people who have switched to Moose, so take it with a big giant grain of salt.

    I have been seeing some blowback with Inside-Out objects, mostly centered around the difficulties with dumping them and the need for them to be DESTROY-ed to properly manage them. Most of the helper modules tend to try and fix these issues, but in doing so, they tend to break t

    • As the author of Class::InsideOut, I would say that people should only use inside-out objects if they have a particular need for doing so and understand the implications. No one should use inside-out objects "just because" or because they think it's a best practice.

      I still refer people to my YAPC talk [] as a good articulation of the issues.

      I've only recently had the opportunity to work with Moose and I'm very impressed with it -- though I found a bit of a steep learning curve trying to understand type co