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  • although Matt Trout came very close when we talked about Enlightened Perl [3] during the Belgian Perl Workshop

    If Enlightened Perl is close, where does it go wrong, where PROPERL goes right? It's not clear from your explanation/manifesto.

    • I did not mean to imply EP goes wrong in any way; it doesn't have the same goals as PROPERL does, that's all. I fully applaud EP and its team and I am already a supporting (paying) member too. The goals of EP are listed on their website ( and I think it's a fantastic initiative. But they don't go as far as fixing their efforts to a completely "definable" toolset, which is the ultimate goal of PROPERL. Does this make sense for you?
      • [EPO] don't go as far as fixing their efforts to a completely "definable" toolset

        I thought they did. Isn't that what Task::Kensho is?

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        • Sorry for the duplicate - I got randomly logged out trying to post the first one and it didn't look like it had posted.
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        • Thanks for pointing this out to me, Denny. Just read up on Task::Kensho

          Task::Kensho is a first cut at building a list of reccomended modules for Enlightened Perl development. CPAN is wonderful, but there are too many wheels and you have to pick and choose amongst the various competing technologies.

          The plan is for Task::Kensho to eventually morph into an actual perl distribution.

          The modules that are bundled by Task::Kensho are broken down into several categories and are still being considered. They are all t