Re: [siesta-dev] tiny refactor thoughts

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From: Simon Wistow
Subject: Re: [siesta-dev] tiny refactor thoughts
Date: 06:59 on 01 Apr 2003
On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 02:16:01PM +0100, Richard Clamp said:
> =head2 decide what to do about $Plugin::DESCRIPTION;
> it's a bit of a sore thumb now that everything else is very OO, maybe
> provide it as $class->description, or part of $class->options (maybe
> with a rename to $class->options)

I think putting it in $class->options is a bad idea because you're 
arbitarily preventing a plugin from having an option called description. 
Not a big deal but it's just messy.

I think $class->description();

Now whether we do it by automatically looking for $DESCRIPTION or just 
forcing them to write 

	sub description { "My description here" }

is left up to the list to decide.

>  $class->require;
> which seems at little clearer

Forgive my addled brain (I curse you Insomnius, Evil Lord of NoSleep) 
but does this still require (no pun intended) an eval

	eval {

etc etc


it's a short link to a dead king

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