However, despite the fact that your response appears well thought out -- in fact, excellent, comprehensive and clear -- I'm not strongly enough persuaded to adopt your package.
Your objective appears to boil down to 'maintain consistency, across multi-programmer work, across files, and across interdependent packages' (a point on which I'm wholly in agreement) but that's a best practice in itself; most of the details you enumerate are just details and could vary widely from establishment to establishment while still useful as elements informing a local
Speaking of details, the advice I received somewhere, long ago and in a faraway place -- most likely -- that one should use use single quotes rather than double when assigning values, etc, might fit well with your scheme. If nothing else, it tends, for me, anyway, to pay attention to interpolation issues.
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||