Padre::Transform::Perl::UpdateCopyright(3) Demonstration Padre::Transform class


my $transform = Padre::Transform::Perl::UpdateCopyright->new(
name => 'Adam Kennedy'
$transform->apply( Padre::Current->document );


"Padre::Transform::Perl::UpdateCopyright" provides a demonstration of a typical Padre::Transform class.

This class implements a document transform that will take the name of an author and update the copyright statement to refer to the current year, if it does not already do so.



  my $transform = PPI::Transform::UpdateCopyright->new(
      name => 'Adam Kennedy'

The "new" constructor creates a new transform object for a specific author. It takes a single "name" parameter that should be the name (or longer string) for the author.

Specifying the name is required to allow the changing of a subset of copyright statements that refer to you from a larger set in a file.


The "name" accessor returns the author name that the transform will be searching for copyright statements of.


- May need to overload some methods to forcefully prevent Document objects becoming children of another Node.


See the support section in the main module.


Adam Kennedy <[email protected]>


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