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Re^3: To Moose or not To Moose.. ?

by arkturuz (Curate)
on Jun 10, 2014 at 08:30 UTC ( #1089397=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: To Moose or not To Moose.. ?
in thread To Moose or not To Moose.. ?

It has to do with the notion that it is creating a new paradigm and idiomatic system inside of Perl that is actually much more constraining than what Perl already provides itself.

This is what you want when doing complex stuff. You can, of course, limit your data and application behavior with plain old Perl, but in the end it's too much work. Perl is not exactly at the top of elegant OO approach by itself. I've done some mildly complex stuff with Moose in the past and it worked great. I'll certainly use it in the future, although there are simpler alternatives these days.

and I am not sure what the payout is

The payout is simpler code, easier to understand at glance, easier to maintain and extend. For simple stuff, Moose is overkill, but for anything complex (in terms of behavior, not just in terms of pure amount of object data, methods etc) Moose is a good solution.

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[ambrus]: Corion: four days a week? hmm
[Corion]: ambrus: I did that in 2012 and 2013, to try it out, and I found the available time to be worth more to me than the money
[Corion]: I've started that again this month (now forever instead of a limited time), and it already destresses me a lot
[holli]: There are Anti Vaxxer weeks at IKEA.
[Corion]: Of course, it's a 20% cut in the money I receive, while the work doesn't necessarily reduce at all, but my approach is to make the work take longer instead of fitting 5 days worth of work into 4
[holli]: 50% off all children coffins.
[Corion]: holli: Ooof :)
[hippo]: Cut should beless than 20% after tax, though. :-)
[Corion]: hippo: Yeah, but at least two years ago, it still was close enough to 20% cut
[Corion]: But I have a very positive experience with a four day workweek and a three day weekend. I can't easily go back though to full money.

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