[Catalyst] Modularity and its engineering tradeoffs

Carl Franks fireartist at gmail.com
Tue May 30 19:55:22 CEST 2006

On 30/05/06, Dominique Quatravaux <dom at idealx.com> wrote:

> > I think a regex would be fine for a script that is only for your
> > own use, or a throwaway tool. But for a module for public
> > submission? It just doesn't make sense.
> I cannot agree with that stance, as it ultimately means that Perl has
> no edge in enterprise settlements with respect to "purer" languages
> such as Python or Ruby...

I think you're just reading it wrong: that he wasn't meaning a "regex"
shouldn't be used in a production program, but rather a "html-parsing
regex" shouldn't be used in a production program.


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