Perinci::Object::Metadata(3) Base class for Perinci::Object metadata classes


This document describes version 0.24 of Perinci::Object::Metadata (from Perl distribution Perinci-Object), released on 2015-09-03.


new => obj


v => float

Get version.

as_struct => hash

Get underlying data structure.

type => str

Return type (e.g. "function", "package").

langprop([ \%opts, ]$prop[, $new_value])

Get or set property value in the specified language (i.e., either in "prop" or "prop.alt.lang.XXX" properties).

Known options:

  • lang => STR

    Defaults to metadata's "default_lang" (which in turns default to "en_US" if unspecified).

  • mark_different_lang => BOOL (defaults to 1)

    If set to true, text with different language than the language requested will be marked, e.g. "I love you" requested in Indonesian language where the value for that language is unavailable will result in "{en_US I love you}" being returned.

name([ $new_value ]) => $value

Get or set "name" property. Will call "langprop()".

summary([ $new_value ]) => $value

Get or set "summary" property. Will call "langprop()".

description([ $new_value ]) => $value

Get or set "description" property. Will call "langprop()".

caption([ $new_value ]) => $value

Get or set "caption" property. Will call "langprop()".


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