http://www.perlmonks.org?node_id=279770


in reply to CGI versus CGI::* modules

I wrote a little about this here.

IMHO, the entire community would benifit if CGI.pm were left behind. Somehow, I've gotten into the habit of putting a use CGI qw(:standard); at the top of every CGI I write, and I really need to get that changed to CGI::Simple or something else. I hardly ever use anything from CGI.pm besides param() (though I really ought to use header(), too), and it seems wasteful to load up that beast of a module just for one subroutine.

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I wanted to explore how Perl's closures can be manipulated, and ended up creating an object system by accident.
-- Schemer

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