[Catalyst] Alternatives to Catalyst ?

Tomas Doran bobtfish at bobtfish.net
Tue Apr 27 09:44:00 GMT 2010

Merlyn Kline wrote:
> So I had a quick look at the docs (for the first time in many years - I
> found them at http://search.cpan.org/~hkclark/Catalyst-Manual/) to see if I
> could see what this is all about. The answer to Dermot's question is there
> but it it's a bit obscured by the CGI.pm combatability aspect - that was
> very important at the start of Catalyst's life (because most users would be
> coming from there) but probably isn't so much any more. In particular, as
> mentioned above, Catalyst/Manual/Intro.pod#Query_Parameter_Processing really
> only talks about the req->param() interface. I propose that all references
> to the req->param() interface should be replaced by references to the
> $c->req->parameters->{} interface except where explicit discussions of
> CGI.pm compatability are appropriate, which would only be very briefly in
> the case of the Intro.

+1 Agree.

> I'm afraid I don't know how to do this but if someone
> sends me a pointer to instructions I'll have a go at making a doc patch or
> whatever's appropriate.

Well volunteered! Check out:


And either make changes and stick a diff in the RT queue, or stop by 
#catalyst-dev on irc and ask for a commit-bit to commit your changes 
yourself :)


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