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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • It's FastCGI, not mod_perl, but it's a huge site that most people have heard of and they use Perl (Mason specifically).
    • /me smacks forehead in one of those "Why didn't I remember that at the time?" moments.

      I dug into the mod_perl site docs last night and found this link [apache.org] of sites running mod_perl. The question was more in the context of using Perl as the technology of choice though, so FastCGI, Mason, etc. are all relevant here. I found this link also about HTML::Mason powered sites [masonhq.com].

      TicketMaster and Slashdot jumped to the front of my mind when the question was asked, but next time the question comes up I'll point them to this journal entry.

      • I wrote a whole talk on this subject, mentioning Amazon and others, which I gave at OSCON and ApacheCon a couple of years ago. I even have an article form of it written. The only reason I haven't given it to perl.com yet is that the section on queue systems is kind of weak. I was hoping to rewrite it when I put my queue system on CPAN, and since I haven't done that yet...