Flávio Soibelmann Glock

NAME

Pugs::Runtime::Match - Match object created by rules

METHODS

* array

- return the positional matches

* hash

- return both the named and positional (numbered) matches

* str

- return the stringified capture object. If there is no capture, return the matched substring

* scalar

- return the capture object If there is no capture, return the matched substring

* bool

- return whether there was a match

* from

- return the string position (a Pugs::Runtime::StrPos object) where the match started.

* to

- return the string position (a Pugs::Runtime::StrPos object) immediately after where the match finished.

* from_as_codes * to_as_codes

- same as from/to methods, but return perl5 integers.

"Hash" methods

* elems

* kv

* keys

* values

"Str" methods

* chars

OVERLOADS

* $$match

- return the capture object

* $match->[$n]

- return the positional matches

* $match->{$n}

- return the named matches

* $match ? 1 : 0

- return whether there was a match

Dumper methods

* data

- return the internal representation as a data structure.

* perl

- return the internal representation as Perl source code.

* yaml

- return the internal representation as YAML. Requires the YAML::Syck module.

* dump_hs

- for Pugs interoperability

SEE ALSO

v6 on CPAN

AUTHORS

The Pugs Team <perl6-compiler@perl.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2006 by Flavio Soibelmann Glock and others.

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