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PPI::Transform::UpdateCopyright - Demonstration PPI::Transform class


  my $transform = PPI::Transform::UpdateCopyright->new(
      name => 'Adam Kennedy'


PPI::Transform::UpdateCopyright provides a demonstration of a typical PPI::Transform class.

This class implements a document transform that will take the name of an author and update the copyright statement to refer to the current year, if it does not already do so.



  my $transform = PPI::Transform::UpdateCopyright->new(
      name => 'Adam Kennedy'

The new constructor creates a new transform object for a specific author. It takes a single name parameter that should be the name (or longer string) for the author.

Specifying the name is required to allow the changing of a subset of copyright statements that refer to you from a larger set in a file.


The name accessor returns the author name that the transform will be searching for copyright statements of.


- May need to overload some methods to forcefully prevent Document objects becoming children of another Node.


See the support section in the main module.


Adam Kennedy <>


Copyright 2009 - 2011 Adam Kennedy.

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

The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.