Stephen - Thanks for the info, I'll definitely take a look at Module::Load. To answer your questions:

>>if the filetype is "foo" you load the "My::Module::Foo"

Thats correct, that is exactly what I was planning to do.

>>you're not too worried about security, or that you're somehow validating these inputs

Correct and correct.

>>If you have a manageable number of file formats

That's the problem and exactly why I'm looking at loading the other modules dynamically. I'm already at 30+ filetypes and by the time everything is finished there will be around 75 total, maybe even more. Loading them all "up front" would be a bit of a pain.

In reply to Re^2: Writing a Perl module that dynamically loads other modules by mgad
in thread Writing a Perl module that dynamically loads other modules by mgad

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