[Catalyst] More complex Class::DBI::Sweet usage?

Andreas Marienborg omega at palle.net
Fri Jul 1 16:44:27 CEST 2005

On 1. jul. 2005, at 16.32, Perrin Harkins wrote:

> On Fri, 2005-07-01 at 12:06 +0100, Toby Corkindale wrote:
>> This is where the confusion occured - since everything uses  
>> Catalyst::Model::*
>> I figured I should be naming my packages under the "Model"  
>> namespace, rather
>> than the "M" namespace. I knew aliases existed so you can access  
>> things via
>> either method, but I figured that the actual packages themselves  
>> should be
>> "model" and the "m" version was the alias - not the other way round!
> Several people on the list (see the CRUD discussion) seem to have been
> tripped up by this.  I'd suggest either dropping the aliasing  
> feature or
> documenting the places where you should say M and where you should  
> Model
> very carefully.
> - Perrin

The way I do it is to just choose one, then stick to it. AFAIK they  
arent aliases per se, just two different namespaces, used for the  
same thing. I prefer just using M everywhere, and have never had  
problems with stuff like this.


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