Gentlemen, a call to arms!

Jonathan Rockway jon at
Mon Oct 16 18:38:06 BST 2006

What "magic" are you having trouble with?  I find Catalyst a lot less
magical than, say, Jifty or Rails.  In fact, I don't see any magic in
Catalyst at all, but maybe I am too used to it to see it. :)

Aaron Trevena wrote:
> On 16/10/06, Ian Malpass <ian at> wrote:
>> I'm in the process of writing one myself. I'm using CGI::Application
>> now, because I tried plugging authentication plugins into Catalyst and
>> the code barfed horribly. And then, of course, I found myself stuck
>> because all the "helper" applications had written a pile of code I had
>> no clue about and I just couldn't get debugged. So I gave up.
> I'm hoping that Maypole will provide something in between
> CGI::Application and Catalyst to many users, it *should* be simpler
> than Catalyst while providing more than CGI::Application.
> I've been working hard to remove the magic and wizardry that crept in
> around when Catalyst forked off, so it should be nice and simple.
> After a fair amount of time focusing on what Maypole does well, I
> think it's well worth trying for size.

package JAPH;use Catalyst qw/-Debug/;($;=JAPH)->config(name => do {
$,.=reverse qw[Jonathan tsu rehton lre rekca Rockway][$_].[split //,
";$;"]->[$_].q; ;for 1..4;$,=~s;^.;;;$,});$;->setup;

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