[Catalyst] Re: Tagline for Catalyst

David K Storrs dstorrs at dstorrs.com
Thu Dec 1 17:22:18 CET 2005

On Dec 1, 2005, at 3:11 AM, David Glass wrote:

> How about something simple and straightforward like "accelerating  
> Perl web development" ?  That's what Catalyst is supposed to do,  
> right?
> A catalyst accelerates a reaction or process; presumably hence the  
> name.  PHBs are more likely to appreciate this process  
> acceleration, rather than Catalyst's "elegance."  Also it's  
> probably worth mentioning that Catalyst is for Perl.  The RoR site  
> highlights Ruby, but Perl is barely mentioned on the current  
> homepage.  I doubt that PHBs could be expected to infer it from the  
> domain name or comments.
> Not sure whether MVC should be so prominent, fond as I am of  
> buzzword-compliant TLAs.  Frankly all the  MVC trumpeting was a  
> large part of what nauseated me about Struts.
> -dave



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