[Catalyst] New plugin - request for comments

Toby Corkindale tjc at wintrmute.net
Sat Apr 29 23:06:36 CEST 2006

On Sat, Apr 29, 2006 at 04:45:05PM +0100, Matt S Trout wrote:
> Toby Corkindale wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 06:40:57PM +0100, Matt S Trout wrote:
> >> Toby Corkindale wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> I've written a plugin that wraps CGI::Untaint.
> >>> Before I upload to CPAN, I wondered if anyone would like to give me some
> >>> feedback?
> >> Other than "why would anybody in their right mind want to use
> >> CGI::Untaint?!", no :)
> > 
> > It's simple, it does what it says on the tin, and a lot of legacy apps use
> > it.  (I know some people who would find it quite useful if they wanted to
> > port some pre-Catalyst apps..)
> *smacks self* good point, well made.
> I'm not sure I understand why you're adding a method to $c for this though;
> it seems like something that could happily be a method on $c->req via a
> Catalyst::Request subclass.

CGI::Untaint wants to be instantiated once per request, so a
prepare()-extending plugin made sense. I see your point, though, putting
->extract under ->request would seem a more logical position.

Expect a 0.03 later this weekend ;)


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