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Text::Replace - replace variables from a hash

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 Text::Replace - replace variables from a hash

 Revision: F

 Version: 0.07

 Date: 2004/05/11

 Prepared for: General Public 

 Prepared by:  SoftwareDiamonds.com E<lt>support@SoftwareDiamonds.comE<gt>

 Copyright: copyright 2003 Software Diamonds

 Classification: NONE

1.0 SCOPE

This paragraph identifies and provides an overview of the released files.

1.1 Identification

This release, identified in 3.2, is a collection of Perl modules that extend the capabilities of the Perl language.

1.2 System overview

The Text::Replace program module is simple and plain. This is intentional. The Text::Replace mimics the built-in Perl double quote, '"', literal scalar that replaces Perl scalar variables named with a leading '$'. The Text::Replace program module foregoes expressiveness for convenience and performance. Like a movie score, it stays in the background. There is no large manual thicker than the Bible with tricks and tips and gyrations to learn and to distract. It is amazing how many times, just a simple double quote literal replacement in a small text string or even a large text string gets the job done.

Does Text::Replace solve all variable replacement, template problems? Definitely not. There is no capabilities for inserting graphs, text wrap plug-ins, GD interface. If an application needs something this sophisticated, there are many fine template program modules in CPAN such as the highly rated Template program module.

1.3 Document overview.

This document releases Text::Replace version 0.07 providing a description of the inventory, installation instructions and other information necessary to utilize and track this release.

3.0 VERSION DESCRIPTION

All file specifications in this SVD use the Unix operating system file specification.

3.1 Inventory of materials released.

This document releases the file

 Text-Replace-0.07.tar.gz

found at the following repository(s):

  http://www.softwarediamonds/packages/
  http://www.perl.com/CPAN/authors/id/S/SO/SOFTDIA/

Restrictions regarding duplication and license provisions are as follows:

Copyright.

copyright 2003 Software Diamonds

 603 882-0846 E<lt>support@SoftwareDiamonds.comE<gt>
License.

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  1. Redistributions of source code, modified or unmodified must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

  2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

  3. Commercial installation of the binary or source must visually present to the installer the above copyright notice, this list of conditions intact, that the original source is available at http://softwarediamonds.com and provide means for the installer to actively accept the list of conditions; otherwise, a license fee must be paid to Softwareware Diamonds.

SOFTWARE DIAMONDS, http://www.SoftwareDiamonds.com, PROVIDES THIS SOFTWARE 'AS IS' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL SOFTWARE DIAMONDS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE,DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

3.2 Inventory of software contents

The content of the released, compressed, archieve file, consists of the following files:

 file                                                         version date       comment
 ------------------------------------------------------------ ------- ---------- ------------------------
 lib/Docs/Site_SVD/Text_Replace.pm                            0.07    2004/05/11 revised 0.06
 MANIFEST                                                     0.07    2004/05/11 generated, replaces 0.06
 Makefile.PL                                                  0.07    2004/05/11 generated, replaces 0.06
 README                                                       0.07    2004/05/11 generated, replaces 0.06
 lib/Text/Replace.pm                                          1.13    2004/05/11 revised 1.12
 t/Text/Replace.t                                             0.05    2004/05/04 unchanged
 t/Text/Replace.pm                                            0.03    2004/05/04 unchanged
 t/Text/Replace.d                                             0.04    2004/05/04 unchanged
 t/Text/File/Package.pm                                       1.17    2004/05/11 revised 1.16
 t/Text/Test/Tech.pm                                          1.24    2004/05/11 revised 1.22
 t/Text/Data/Secs2.pm                                         1.22    2004/05/11 revised 1.19
 t/Text/Data/SecsPack.pm                                      0.07    2004/05/11 revised 0.04
 t/Text/Data/Startup.pm                                       0.06    2004/05/11 revised 0.04

3.3 Changes

Changes are as follows:

Test-STD-STDutil-0.01
Rename Module

At 02:44 AM 6/14/2003 +0200, Max Maischein wrote: A second thing that I would like you to reconsider is the naming of "Test::TestUtil" respectively "Test::Tech" - neither of those is descriptive of what the routines actually do or what the module implements. I would recommend renaming them to something closer to your other modules, maybe "Test::SVDMaker::Util" and "Test::SVDMaker::Tech", as some routines do not seem to be specific to the Test::-suite but rather general (format_array_table). Some parts (the "scrub" routines) might even better live in another module namespace, "Test::Util::ScrubData" or something like that.

Broke away the template and table routines from Test::TestUtil created this module Test::STD::STDutil.

Test-STD-STDutil-0.02

Use the new modules from the break-up of the "File::FileUtil" module

Text-Replace-0.01

Broke up the "Test::STD::STDutil" module and moved it to more appropriate places in the high level directory tree.

Text-Replace-0.02

Change the test so that test support program modules resides in distribution directory tlib directory instead of the lib directory. Because they are no longer in the lib directory, test support files will not be installed as a pre-condition for the test of this module. The test of this module will precede immediately. The test support files in the tlib directory will vanish after the installtion.

Text-Replace-0.03

Recreate distribution file with Archive::TarGzip 0.02 that uses mode 777 for directories instead of 666. Started to get emails from Unix installers about untar not being able to change to a directory with mode of 666.

Text-Replace-0.04

Add the module 'Data::Secs2' in the tlib that provides 'stringify' support for the 'Test::Tech' module.

Text-Replace-0.05

The lastest build of Test::STDmaker expects the test library in the same directory as the test script. Coordiated with the lastest Test::STDmaker by moving the test library from tlib to t/Text, the same directory as the test script and deleting the test library File::TestPath program module, adding the Data::SecsPack and Data::Startup to the test library.

Added Description, Subroutines, See Also headers. Clean up the Quality Assurance and Notes.

Text-Replace-0.06

Broken POD link cause big problems with pod2html. Fixed and run throught podchecker.

Text-Replace-0.07

Had the wrong name in POD NAME section. Fixed.

3.4 Adaptation data.

This installation requires that the installation site has the Perl programming language installed. There are no other additional requirements or tailoring needed of configurations files, adaptation data or other software needed for this installation particular to any installation site.

There are no related documents needed for the installation and test of this release.

3.6 Installation instructions.

Instructions for installation, installation tests and installation support are as follows:

Installation Instructions.

To installed the release file, use the CPAN module pr PPM module in the Perl release or the INSTALL.PL script at the following web site:

 http://packages.SoftwareDiamonds.com

Follow the instructions for the the chosen installation software.

If all else fails, the file may be manually installed. Enter one of the following repositories in a web browser:

  http://www.softwarediamonds/packages/
  http://www.perl.com/CPAN/authors/id/S/SO/SOFTDIA/

Right click on 'Text-Replace-0.07.tar.gz' and download to a temporary installation directory. Enter the following where $make is 'nmake' for microsoft windows; otherwise 'make'.

 gunzip Text-Replace-0.07.tar.gz
 tar -xf Text-Replace-0.07.tar
 perl Makefile.PL
 $make test
 $make install

On Microsoft operating system, nmake, tar, and gunzip must be in the exeuction path. If tar and gunzip are not install, download and install unxutils from

 http://packages.softwarediamonds.com
Prerequistes.
 None.
Security, privacy, or safety precautions.

None.

Installation Tests.

Most Perl installation software will run the following test script(s) as part of the installation:

 t/Text/Replace.t
Installation support.

If there are installation problems or questions with the installation contact

 603 882-0846 E<lt>support@SoftwareDiamonds.comE<gt>

3.7 Possible problems and known errors

There is still much work needed to ensure the quality of this module as follows:

  • State the functional requirements for each method including not only the GO paths but also what to expect for the NOGO paths

4.0 NOTES

The following are useful acronyms:

.d

extension for a Perl demo script file

.pm

extension for a Perl Library Module

.t

extension for a Perl test script file

2.0 SEE ALSO

Text::Replace
Docs::US_DOD::SVD
Template