Author image Vincenzo Zocca

NAME

PerlBean::Described - Generic described

SYNOPSIS

None, this is an abstract class.

ABSTRACT

Generic described object

DESCRIPTION

PerlBean::Described is a generic abstract class to be inherited by objects that need to be described.

CONSTRUCTOR

new( [ OPT_HASH_REF ] )

Creates a new PerlBean::Described object. OPT_HASH_REF is a hash reference used to pass initialization options. On error an exception Error::Simple is thrown.

Options for OPT_HASH_REF may include:

description

Passed to set_description().

METHODS

get_description()

Returns the description.

set_description(VALUE)

Set the description. VALUE is the value. On error an exception Error::Simple is thrown.

SEE ALSO

PerlBean, PerlBean::Attribute, PerlBean::Attribute::Boolean, PerlBean::Attribute::Factory, PerlBean::Attribute::Multi, PerlBean::Attribute::Multi::Ordered, PerlBean::Attribute::Multi::Unique, PerlBean::Attribute::Multi::Unique::Associative, PerlBean::Attribute::Multi::Unique::Associative::MethodKey, PerlBean::Attribute::Multi::Unique::Ordered, PerlBean::Attribute::Single, PerlBean::Collection, PerlBean::Dependency, PerlBean::Dependency::Import, PerlBean::Dependency::Require, PerlBean::Dependency::Use, PerlBean::Described::ExportTag, PerlBean::Method, PerlBean::Method::Constructor, PerlBean::Method::Factory, PerlBean::Style, PerlBean::Symbol

BUGS

None known (yet.)

HISTORY

First development: March 2003 Last update: September 2003

AUTHOR

Vincenzo Zocca

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2003 by Vincenzo Zocca

LICENSE

This file is part of the PerlBean module hierarchy for Perl by Vincenzo Zocca.

The PerlBean module hierarchy is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

The PerlBean module hierarchy is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with the PerlBean module hierarchy; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA