21 Nov 2000 dlc   » (Apprentice)

bashlib, 0.2

I'm getting ready to release another version of bashlib (finally). This one will feature an actual API (no more messing with environment variables), modeled (more or less) on the interface to Perl's CGI module.

Other projects: WebMail in Perl

I've had trouble finding a good, solid, extensible web-based mail client, written in Perl, that I'm 100% happy with. Too many are written in PHP -- I don't have a problem with PHP, but I'm a Perl programmer. I think it's a little silly to learn the ins and outs of a new language just for one application (I have no real interest in PHP, for the most part. I've found that everything PHP can do can be done in Template Toolkit under mod_perl, and faster too.) My employer is looking to possibly offer free web-based mail soon, so it looks like there may be the possibility that I will be writing one soon. It will probably be written with a database backend, and completely templatized (via Template Toolkit).

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