Gentlemen, a call to arms!

Jonathan Rockway jon at
Mon Oct 16 19:10:25 BST 2006

Aaron Trevena wrote:
> I've never used Catalyst, but using attributes to map uris and the
> distinct smell of little pixies in pointy hats give the game away

Attributes are a core perl feature.  Nothing more magical than time() or
regexes :)

I see your point, though.  I suppose people migrating from CGI want a
simple URL -> file mapping... but that's not MVC anymore.  (That's

Once you get over the fact that CGI isn't the end-all-and-be-all of web
programming, I think you'll appreciate having a URI dispatcher.  YMMV of

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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