Catalyst in 20 Minutes

Paul Makepeace paul at
Sat Jan 14 23:31:21 GMT 2006

Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>> "David" == David Hodgkinson <davehodg at> writes:
> David> What's the benefit of one over the other?
> perldoc Class::DBI =>
>        Getting changes accepted
>        There is an active Class::DBI community, however I am not
>        part of it.  I am not on the mailing list, and I don't
>        follow the wiki. I also do not follow Perl Monks or CPAN
>        reviews or annoCPAN or whatever the tool du jour happens
>        to be.

In stark contrast to MST the author of DBIC who is exceedingly attentive 
to the mailing list, IRC, and patches. DBIC is considerably more capable 
in terms of SQL generation than CDBI not to mention pre-fetching and a 
bunch of other stuff. I have semi-promised to do a lightning talk on this...


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