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Re: Design Flaws in DBIx::Connect

by belg4mit (Prior)
on Jul 22, 2003 at 16:31 UTC ( #276801=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Design Flaws in DBIx::Connect

Couldn't you extend the current API? Send a flag to the sub that indicates you wish the behavior to be different, thusly not breaking prexisting uses.

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Re: Re: Design Flaws in DBIx::Connect
by Dog and Pony (Priest) on Jul 22, 2003 at 17:11 UTC
    Or if that is a "bad" idea due to variable number of arguments or something like that, why not simply introduce a new call, parallell to the old one, something like connect_with_config or some such. Then old users would be safe, and new users could choose which they need.
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