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Pod::Weaver::Role::StringFromComment - Extract a string from a specially formatted comment
This role assists Pod::Weaver sections by allowing them to pull strings from the source comments formatted like:
# KEYNAME: Some string...
This is probably the most familiar to people using lines like the following to allow the Name section to determine a module's abstract:
# ABSTRACT: Provides the HypnoToad with mind-control powers
It will extract these strings by inspecting the
ppi_document which must be given.
This role supplies only methods meant to be used internally by its consumer.
Given a key, try to find a comment matching
# $key: in the
$ppi_document and return everything but the prefix.
e.g., given a document with a comment in it of the form:
# ABSTRACT: Yada yada...
...and this is called...
...it returns to us:
Ricardo SIGNES <email@example.com>
This software is copyright (c) 2016 by Ricardo SIGNES.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.