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Richard Foley
March 1, 2011 07:39
Re: Revising Perl's OO docs - a new OO tutorial
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> I'd like to remove all of these documents.
I think it was this line which got me all excited, although I realise now you 
were only talking about the first three.  Apologies for any misunderstanding 
on my part.  

I think your basic premise, of a solid restructuring of the docs., is a valid 
one and would be beneficial, in particular to newcomers but also to the rest 
of us.  Of course, that's a big can of worms wriggling about in the pod dir/ 
and no doubt some chinese gentleman once said: "even a one thousand mile 
journey begins with a single step" :-)


Richard Foley
Ciao - shorter than AufWiederSehen!

> On Tue, 1 Mar 2011, Richard Foley wrote:
> >>    perltoot - Tom's object-oriented tutorial for perl
> >>    perltooc - Tom's OO Tutorial for Class Data in Perl
> >>    perlboot - Beginner's Object-Oriented Tutorial
> >>    perlbot - Bag o' Object Tricks (the BOT)
> >>    perlobj - Perl objects
> > 
> > Definitely confusing.  A rewrite is a good idea, although I'm not sure
> > replacing all 5 documents with a single one is the right way to go. 
> > Taking the regex docs as a starting point might be an idea.
> > 
> > 	perloo      - starting point + quick + reference to other docs.
> > 	perlootut  - tutorial
> > 	perlooref - reference
> > 	perloosa - smart arse + clever tricks
> I was not proposing to replace all of them. At a minimum, I think we need
> a tutorial and a reference. The existing perlobj document is already a
> reference, and I'd like to simply revise it, rather than replacing it.
> -dave
> /*============================================================
> Your guide to all that's veg      House Absolute(ly Pointless)
> ============================================================*/

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