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