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Talk about other people's modules at your own risk.

I'll risk it.

My complaint is about Class::Null. First of all it might help if the documentation clarified what the Null Class design pattern is supposed to be. Unfortunately it doesn't turn out to be that there is a Null object on which you can make any method call and get another Null back. (You can use overload to make your Null act like undef where appropriate.) Allowing you to chain method calls together. This is what I would have hoped for.

I can think of at least 3 perlmonks saints who have independently written what I would like Class::Null to be. I would happily write a version for release, but I don't have any decent name to give it, the obvious one already being taken. :-(

So, there is one useful CPAN module which is waiting on a decent name before it can be written. Any suggestions?


In reply to Re: Regrettable module names by tilly
in thread Regrettable module names by brian_d_foy

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