Chris Nehren on 23 May 2011 19:08:17 -0700

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Re: [Philadelphia-pm] GetOpt::Long::Descriptive or GetOpt::Simple?

On May 23, 2011, at 4:23 PM, Mark Gardner wrote:

> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 7:58 PM, Chris Nehren
> <c.nehren/> wrote:
>> Euclid is dangerous Damianware (read: Damian abandonware) fueled by brittle crack and voodoo under the hood. Take a look at its innards and see if you still want to use it.
> Do you think it could be rehabilitated? I.e., is the basic idea sound
> and could conceivably work without all the scary Damianisms?

If I wanted to do what Euclid does, I would probably start with MooseX::Getopt and use the MOP and a proper POD parser to achieve the same thing with a mature, consistent API that many developers are familiar with.

> Also to be fair, Kevin Galinsky picked up maintenance late last year.
> It's not exactly abandoned, though I don't envy him.

Sure, but it's still code that Damian isn't maintaining.

Thanks and best regards,
Chris Nehren

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