Author image Paul Frazier
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NAME

Vin - This performs basic data corrections to Vehicle Identification Numbers. The main purpose of this module is to edit and return a string in a format more suited for data parsers. This module may not return a valid VIN.

VERSION

1.01

This document describes Vin version 1.01

SYNOPSIS

    use Vin;

    my $instance = Vin->new(length => 17, remove => {I => 1, O => 0, Q => 0},);

    $instance->get_length();    # return length of string
    $instance->run)checks();    # perform basic data corrections on the attribute and return it
   

DESCRIPTION

Vin does this:

get_length

get_length will return the length, 17 characters expected but not mandatory

run_checks

run_checks will return a string corrected as per the attributes used in the constructor.

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS or VIN

A valid Australian VIN's must be uppercase and not contain I, O or Q. Any occurrence of these will be changed to 0

METHODS

new()

Accepts an array of attributes - length and value hashref of prohibited values / replacement values

get_length()

returns the length of the string being vaildated as a VIN

run_checks()

performs the task of transforming a string to comply with basic VIN standards

SEE ALSO

https://infrastructure.gov.au/vehicles/imports/vins.aspx

CONFIGURATION AND ENVIRONMENT

Vin requires no configuration files or environment variables.

DEPENDENCIES

None.

INCOMPATIBILITIES

None reported.

BUGS

No bugs have been reported.

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-<RT NAME@rt.cpan.org>, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org.

SUPPORT

You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

    perldoc Vin

Paul Frazier

Paul Frazier books.pandl@gmail.com

WARRANTY

None.

LICENCE AND COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2015, Paul Frazier books.pandl@gmail.com. All rights reserved.

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See perlartistic.

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