Philip R Brenan

Name

Data::Unique::Name - Generate a unique but stable name from a string

Synopsis

 use Data::Unique::Name;

 my $u = Data::Unique::Name::new(4);

 ok $u->generateUniqueName("aaaa")      eq "aaaa";
 ok $u->generateUniqueName("aaaa")      eq "aaaa1";
 ok $u->generateUniqueName("aaaa1")     eq "aaaa2";
 ok $u->generateUniqueName("aaaa2")     eq "aaaa3";
 ok $u->generateUniqueName("aaaab")     eq "aaaa4";
 ok $u->generateUniqueName("a a a a b") eq "aaaa5";
 ok $u->generateUniqueName("a-a(a)/ab") eq "aaaa6";
 ok $u->generateUniqueName("bbbbb")     eq "bbbb";
 ok $u->generateUniqueName("bbbbbb")    eq "bbbb1";
 ok $u->generateUniqueName("bbbbbbb")   eq "bbbb2";

Description

Constructor

new

Construct a new set of unique names

  1  $length  Maximum length of generated names                                                              # File name to be used on S3

Methods

generateUniqueName

Generate a unique name corresponding to a string

  1  $set     Set of unique strings
  2  $string  String

Index

generateUniqueName

new

Installation

This module is written in 100% Pure Perl and, thus, it is easy to read, use, modify and install.

Standard Module::Build process for building and installing modules:

  perl Build.PL
  ./Build
  ./Build test
  ./Build install

Author

philiprbrenan@gmail.com

http://www.appaapps.com

Copyright

Copyright (c) 2016-2017 Philip R Brenan.

This module is free software. It may be used, redistributed and/or modified under the same terms as Perl itself.