[Catalyst] Sigh. How do we get on this list?

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Wed Aug 9 19:17:10 CEST 2006

Jonathan Rockway wrote:
> More of my 2 cents :)
>> Rails is easy because, it would appear, it 
>> sacrifices TMTOWTDI - they lost me right there.
> Yup.  And from a technical standpoint, rails isn't all that good. 
> ActiveRecord?  Great for blogs and Basecamp, bad for everything else. 
> Even my boss picked up on this immediately!  (And thinks Catalyst is
> similarly afflicted -- I guess I'll have to write a demo app to prove
> them wrong :)

Point out that everybody on http://dev.catalyst.perl.org/wiki/LiveApplications 
disagrees :)

> I do admit that saying "ActiveRecord" feels really good.  Much better
> than DBIx::Class::Schema ;)

I find saying "supports composite primary keys and foreign key constraints" 
feels even better. But maybe that's just me ...

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