[cgiapp] Re: strategies for decoupling HTML::Template
pagaltzis at gmx.de
Fri Oct 19 23:20:55 EDT 2007
* Jesse Erlbaum <jesse at erlbaum.net> [2007-10-20 04:50]:
> I am a big fan of HTML::Template, which is why I put in there
> in the first place. In spite of the fact that I have a strong
> preference, I made it easy (nay, trivial) to swap in your own
> templating system.
> Your request has been heard, and respectfully declined. (You're
> not nearly the first to make it.)
So despite having heard over and over from users who were
annoyed, you decided that making a statement has greater value
than not antagonising your users. OK then.
> You're going to have to hold your nose and let CPAN install
> HTML::Template even though you don't use it
Err, thanks for your loving care and gently guiding nudge, but no
cpan> look CGI::Application
$ perl Makefile.PL && make && sudo make install
Thanks to the mercifully short list of dependencies, all of which
core with the exception of HTML::Template, that Just Works. Thank
you for that.
And that is why, despite the tone of some of this mail, I don’t
particularly care. It just means CGI::Application has this stupid
quirk of not being installable in a standard way for no apparent
reason – but oh well.
> because it's part of the core
I don’t see it used anywhere except in a non-essential method.
(If it were, that would count as a design problem.)
> and it's needed for many existing applications (as you've
I have no interest in any of them.
Aristotle Pagaltzis // <http://plasmasturm.org/>
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