Bio::DB::Tagger::Tag(3) Authored tags


use Bio::DB::Tagger::Tag;
my $tag = Bio::DB::Tagger::Tag->new(-name => 'venue',
-value => 'mermaid parade',
-author => '[email protected]');
print $tag,"\n"; # use like a string
print $tag->name,"\n"; # object interface
print $tag->value,"\n"; # object interface
print $tag->author,"\n";


This is a simple object tag interface that provides string-like objects that have authors assigned to them. For use in attributing tags to authors in the Bio::DB::Tagger module.


$tag = Bio::DB::Tagger::Tag->new(-name=>$tag, -author=>$author [,-value=> $value, ,-modified=>$timestamp]);
Create a new tag with the indicated value and author.
$name = $tag->name
Return the tag's name.
$value = $tag->value;
Return the tag's value.
$timestamp = $tag->modified
Return the tag's modification timestamp.
$author = $tag->author;
Return the tag's author
$int = $tag->cmp($tag,$reversed)
Perform a string cmp() operation on another tag or a string. If a string is provided, then operation is on tag name only. If a tag is provided, then operation is on both tag and value.
$string = $tag->asString
Convert into a name:value string


Lincoln Stein <[email protected]>.

Copyright (c) 2009 Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

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