Mail::SPF::Term(3) SPF record term class


An object of class Mail::SPF::Term represents a term within an SPF record. Mail::SPF::Term cannot be instantiated directly. Create an instance of a concrete sub-class instead.


The following constructor is provided:
new(%options): returns Mail::SPF::Term
Abstract. Creates a new SPF record term object.

%options is a list of key/value pairs, however Mail::SPF::Term itself specifies no constructor options.

new_from_string($text, %options): returns Mail::SPF::Term; throws Mail::SPF::ENothingToParse, Mail::SPF::EInvalidTerm
Abstract. Creates a new SPF record term object by parsing the string and any options given.

Class methods

The following class methods are provided:
name_pattern: returns Regexp
Returns a regular expression that matches any legal name for an SPF record term.

Instance methods

The following instance methods are provided:
text: returns string; throws Mail::SPF::ENoUnparsedText
Returns the unparsed text of the term. Throws a Mail::SPF::ENoUnparsedText exception if the term was created synthetically instead of being parsed, and no text was provided.
name: returns string
Abstract. Returns the name of the term.


Julian Mehnle <[email protected]>, Shevek <[email protected]>