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Re^2: From test harness to CPANby dwm042 (Priest)
|on Apr 17, 2011 at 13:34 UTC
There are some clever ideas in your post and I buy the idea that an object would make things easier. In a PDL implementation there will be a temptation to add features, because once you do the work of dataLoad, you'll want to have access to "more stuff". That's item one.
Item two is I'm testing your idea and the moment I start using the "pdl" command, the Perl interpreter doesn't appear to take well to the 'load it if we need it' idea.
I'm thinking two objects, a simpler one for non-PDL use and a more complicated one (that could do more kinds of rankings) for PDL use. But those are my current thoughts.
Using Sport as a base (the singular word as opposed to plural) is interesting as then people could write analysis objects for a particular sport.. Sport::Cricket or Sport::Baseball, etc.