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Mail::Field::Generic

Section: User Contributed Perl Documentation (3pm)
Updated: 2008-07-29
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NAME

Mail::Field::Generic - implementation for inspecific fields  

INHERITANCE

 Mail::Field::Generic
   is a Mail::Field

 

SYNOPSIS

 use Mail::Field;
 my $field = Mail::Field->new('Subject', 'some subject text');
 my $field = Mail::Field->new(subject => 'some subject text');

 

DESCRIPTION

A generic implementation for header fields without own implementation. This is fine for fields like "Subject", "X-Mailer", etc., where the field holds only a string of no particular importance/format.  

METHODS


Constructors

Mail::Field::Generic->combine(FIELDS)

See ``Constructors'' in Mail::Field

Mail::Field::Generic->extract(TAG, HEAD [, INDEX ])

See ``Constructors'' in Mail::Field

Mail::Field::Generic->new(TAG [, STRING | OPTIONS])

See ``Constructors'' in Mail::Field

"Fake" constructors


``Fake'' constructors

$obj->create(OPTIONS)

 Option--Default
 Text    ''

. Text => STRING

$obj->parse([STRING])

Set the new text, which is empty when no STRING is provided.

Accessors

$obj->set(OPTIONS)

See ``Accessors'' in Mail::Field

$obj->stringify

See ``Accessors'' in Mail::Field

$obj->tag

Mail::Field::Generic->tag

See ``Accessors'' in Mail::Field

Smart accessors

$obj->text([STRING])

See ``Smart accessors'' in Mail::Field
 

DETAILS

 

DIAGNOSTICS

Error: Undefined subroutine <method> called

Mail::Field objects use autoloading to compile new functionality. Apparently, the mehod called is not implemented for the specific class of the field object.
 

SEE ALSO

This module is part of the MailTools distribution, http://perl.overmeer.net/mailtools/.  

AUTHORS

The MailTools bundle was developed by Graham Barr. Later, Mark Overmeer took over maintenance without commitment to further development.

Mail::Cap by Gisle Aas <[email protected]>. Mail::Field::AddrList by Peter Orbaek <[email protected]>. Mail::Mailer and Mail::Send by Tim Bunce <[email protected]>. For other contributors see ChangeLog.  

LICENSE

Copyrights 1995-2000 Graham Barr <[email protected]> and 2001-2007 Mark Overmeer <[email protected]>.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html


 

Index

NAME
INHERITANCE
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
METHODS
DETAILS
DIAGNOSTICS
SEE ALSO
AUTHORS
LICENSE

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