[sf-perl] OSCON impressions

David Fetter david at fetter.org
Tue Jul 28 16:12:22 PDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 11:25:10PM +0100, Paul Makepeace wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 5:10 PM, Brian Friday <brian.friday at gmail.com>wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 9:25 PM, Fred Moyer<fred at redhotpenguin.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Also a big thanks to Julian Cash for hooking us up with a
> > > fantastic Perl Mongers sign that drew many kind words.
> >
> > That is/was an awesome sign! I had a great time sitting down and
> > getting to know a few of you not to mention expanding the mind
> > with the various topics we discussed!
> >
> > I still need to read up on column binding Tim mentioned... and
> > that 3 line trick for DBI and hashref.
> Wow, people still use DBI?

Why, yes.  It's more fun than JDBC.

> Awesome.  It's like being back in the 90s :-)

Did you happen across an engine that includes strong AI
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strong_AI> so Perl (or some other
language) could infer meaning from DDL?  If you didn't, we're still,
"back in the 90s."

> (http://search.cpan.org/dist/DBIx-Class/ for anyone not following this light
> teasing.)

I assure you that DBIx::Class is not that engine. :)

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