Where on earth are you passing these objects to and from?!? Oh, my Gods! Neither mod_perl nor CGI::Application
are anywhere near that complex. Frankly, this is what parent processes and sessions are for.
Now, you may say "Well, isn't a session a context object?" and you'd be right. But, a session contains only enough information to maintain state between requests. The rest should be handled with Singletons.
We are the carpenters and bricklayers of the Information Age.
Then there are Damian modules.... *sigh* ... that's not about being less-lazy -- that's about being on some really good drugs -- you know, there is no spoon. - flyingmoose
I shouldn't have to say this, but any code, unless otherwise stated, is untested