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Re: What happened to the whole "small core" idea?

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Eirik Berg Hanssen
October 30, 2012 01:34
Re: What happened to the whole "small core" idea?
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On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 8:29 AM, Johan Vromans <> wrote:

> Basically, what is missing, is a good and generic extension mechanism so
> it is possible to implement X, Y, Z, and W in separate modules. There
> has been done a lot of work on this but (apparently) it is still not
> mature to the extent that people can implement the desired functionality
> this way.
> I don't know the perl internals well enough to make reasonable
> estimates, but my guess is that it would take less effort to create such
> a generic extension mechanism than it takes to continuously discuss
> (fight over) new features.

  I have no say over how other people spend their time, and I'm in no
position to make this happen ...

  ... but I'd love to see that mechanism.  I'd use and abuse it profusely.
And share. ;-)

  So if anyone in position is inclined to make this happen, I encourage it.


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