[tpm] This month's meeting

Henry Baragar Henry.Baragar at Instantiated.Ca
Thu Jan 24 12:05:44 PST 2013

On 13-01-24 02:38 PM, Dave Doyle wrote:
> Sadly, I won't be there this month or next but I thought I'd mention:
> On 24 January 2013 14:31, J. Bobby Lopez <jbl at jbldata.com 
> <mailto:jbl at jbldata.com>> wrote:
>       * Although TMTOWTDI is something we encourage at the earliest
>         stages of learning, I think it would be beneficial for Perl
>         veterans to work closely to put together a bit of a "starter
>         package", a list of modules we would recommend to someone
>         doing project of type X - e.g.:  Doing a web app?  Start with
>         Dancer.  Need your app to send  e-mails?  Try Email::Sender.. etc.
> This is something the Perl community has been thinking about (I heard 
> it discussed first I think at YAPC Columbus) and is encapsulated in 
> the phrase TWTOWTDI BSCINABTE (TimToady Bicarbonate): There's more 
> than one way to do it, but sometimes consistency is not a bad thing 
> either. I don't know that there's a formalized thing though.  Perhaps 
> we could brainstorm a way to come up with the default toolkit and a 
> way to keep it up to date.

How much of what you are thinking about is already in chromatic's 


> And perhaps a way to stop people from killing one another when we say 
> "use this not this" (IE Dancer vs Mojolicious vs Catalyst) :)
> There was a "Recommended Modules" on the old Perl5 Wiki but I don't 
> know that it's been kept up to date.
> D
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Henry Baragar
Instantiated Software Inc.

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