[EP-tech] Re: Perl question

Ian Stuart Ian.Stuart at ed.ac.uk
Fri Dec 4 07:52:29 GMT 2015

On 03/12/15 13:39, John Salter wrote:
> Hi,
> Bit of a random question - around the code in some Metafield modules.
>>From these two examples:
> https://github.com/eprints/eprints/blob/3.3/perl_lib/EPrints/MetaField/Id.pm#L26-L31
> https://github.com/eprints/eprints/blob/3.3/perl_lib/EPrints/MetaField/Date.pm#L25-L37

Has there been any consideration to a re-write of the code-base - moving 
to a modern OO framework - or possibly a complete MVC system?

I'm thinking, in particular of Moose & Catalyst.

All the database interactions would become SO much easier with Moose, 
and creations of objects & sub-objects is handled for you.


Ian Stuart.
Developer: ORI, RJ-Broker, and OpenDepot.org
Bibliographics and Multimedia Service Delivery team,
The University of Edinburgh.


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