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  • Shantanu Bhadoria commented on Memcached to the rescue

    Here is the problem that I see with these caching solutions. Why write so much code to retrieve one cached value???

    my $content = $cache->get($key);
    unless ($content) {
    $cache->store($key, $content);
    $content = $cache->get($key);

    5 lines to get one value!! Ouch!!

    I think we should have some thing on the lines of
    $result = $cache->get(subroutine(),ttl=>5 );

    The name 'subroutine()' itself should be stored as the key, and every time the ttl expires for the sub the subroutine should…

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