[sf-perl] lack of perl in config management - problem?

George Hartzell hartzell at alerce.com
Sat Dec 10 16:44:54 PST 2011

Rich Morin writes:
 > [...]
 > One question I'd have is whether Perl is as facile as Ruby
 > at the kinds of metaprogramming and internal DSL creation
 > that (say) Chef uses).  If not, the result of a Perl rework
 > might not be very pretty.
 > Some of this stuff might make good fodder for a meeting...

I'd love to hear more about this.  Perl seems to be able to create
some pretty strong DSL's (e.g. Moose).  What's going on in a Ruby
based tool that's so special?

Is it something about Ruby or the Ruby community?


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