Tangence::Meta::Property - structure representing one
This data structure object stores information about one Tangence class property. Once constructed, such objects are immutable.
$property = Tangence::Meta::Property->new( %args )
Returns a new instance initialised by the given arguments.
- class => Tangence::Meta::Class
Reference to the containing class
- name => STRING
Name of the property
- dimension => INT
Dimension of the property, as one of the
DIM_*constants from Tangence::Constants.
- type => STRING
The element type as a Tangence::Meta::Type reference.
- smashed => BOOL
Optional. If true, marks that the property is smashed.
$class = $property->class
Returns the class the property is a member of
$name = $property->name
Returns the name of the class
$dimension = $property->dimension
Returns the dimension as one of the
$type = $property->type
Returns the element type as a Tangence::Meta::Type reference.
$type = $property->overall_type
Returns the type of the entire collection as a Tangence::Meta::Type reference. For scalar types this will be the element type. For dict types this will be a hash of the array type. For array, queue and objset types this will a list of the element type.
$smashed = $property->smashed
Returns true if the property is smashed.
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