package Log::Saftpresse::Plugin;

use Moose;

# ABSTRACT: base class for saftpresse plugins
our $VERSION = '1.6'; # VERSION

use Log::Saftpresse::Counters;


has 'name' => ( is => 'ro', isa => 'Str', required => 1 );

has 'counters' => (
	is => 'ro', isa => 'Log::Saftpresse::Counters', lazy => 1,
	default => sub {
		 Log::Saftpresse::Counters->new;
	},
	handles => [ 'incr', 'incr_one', 'incr_max' ],
);


sub process {
	my ( $self, $stash, $notes ) = @_;
	die('not implemented');
}

sub init { return; }

1;

__END__

=pod

=encoding UTF-8

=head1 NAME

Log::Saftpresse::Plugin - base class for saftpresse plugins

=head1 VERSION

version 1.6

=head1 Description

This is the base class for saftpresse processing plugins.

All plugin classes must inherit from this class.

=head1 Synopsis

  package Log::Saftpresse::Plugin::MyPlugin;
  
  use Moose;
  
  extends 'Log::Saftpresse::Plugin';

  sub process {
    my ( $self, $event ) = @_;

    $event->{'example_text'} = 'this is an example';
    $self->incr_one('examples', 'count');

    return;
  }
  
  1;

=head1 Attributes

=head2 name( $str )

The name of plugin instance.

=head2 counters( L<Log::Saftpresse::Counters> )

Holds the counters of this plugin.

=head1 Methods

=head2 process( $event, $notes )

This method must be implemented by every plugin.

Saftpresse will call it for every processed event and
pass $event and $notes.

=head2 init

This method is called after an instance of the plugin has been created.

A module could implement it to do initialization tasks.

=head2 incr, incr_one, incr_max

This methods are delegated to the counter object.

=head1 AUTHOR

Markus Benning <ich@markusbenning.de>

=head1 COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is Copyright (c) 1998 by James S. Seymour, 2015 by Markus Benning.

This is free software, licensed under:

  The GNU General Public License, Version 2, June 1991

=cut