Will Fould wrote:
> Is this a reasonable approach? Is it typical to refer to the request
> object by package name rather than try to painfully re-factor all
> packages and subs to accept $r as a passed reference?

I don't know if this will help your re-factoring, but you should note
you can always get the current $r with the following code.

my $r = Apache2::RequestUtil->request;