[Catalyst] How to de-serialize json?

Zbigniew Lukasiak zzbbyy at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 09:49:20 GMT 2010

On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 8:01 AM, Bill Moseley <moseley at hank.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 7:20 PM, Hans Dieter Pearcey
> <hdp.perl.catalyst.users at weftsoar.net> wrote:
>> As far as I can tell, you missed the point of my message, which makes me
>> wonder
>> if I've missed the point of yours.  Are you talking about a set of
>> conventions
>> you'd like to be able to build for your own use on top of HTTP::Body, or a
>> set
>> of conventions that you expect everyone will want and so should be built
>> into
>> HTTP::Body, or something else entirely?
> I thought you were saying that the request might not be a normal form
> posting, and I was saying only that HTTP::Body can support that, too.
> I was not suggesting everyone should use one method over another.
> HTTP::Body seems (to me) like the natural place to deserialize.  Yet, the
> REST modules I cited use an action class to deserialize.  Thus, I was
> wondering if there was a specific reasons for that approach that I had not
> understood.  That's really all.

I cannot claim to understand all the concerns here - but to add my two
cents: it sounds like this deserialisation thing is not something
specific to Catalyst and now with other frameworks and libraries
gaining grounds - it would make sense to put that logic into something
reusable across them.

Zbigniew Lukasiak

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