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Data-Page-Set (0.04) ****

I agree with Leo that I would rather this module implemented as an extension to Data::Page. However, I really like that it helps to generate HTML, while still allowing you complete control over final HTML if you want that.

I added an example to Annocpan that demostrates that the interface is flexible enough to allow you to use it in conjunction with a templating system to provide the final logic and HTML code.

www.annocpan.org/~BERIKV/Data-Page-Se...

It's unfortunate that it isn't named Data::Page::Link, as the current name makes it sound like it is purely an alternative to Data::Pageset, when the focus is somewhat different.

Data-Page-Set (0.04) **

Appologies for the previous version of this comment.. now updated...

I'm the author of Data::Pageset.

This module is fine at what it does, but it would have made more sense to put code around Data::Pageset if you want to automatically generate HTML as that is the only addition this module has over Data::Pageset.

The reason Data::Pageset doesn't generate HTML is that you are instantly restricting the usage of the module, and more so I consider this a design issue which should happen in the template; what happens if you need to add a class tag to the link - or additional parameter other than the page number?

Data::Pageset also inherits from Data::Page rather than storing it in the object so you can easily migrate between the two.