Kevin Ryde > Math-NumSeq > Math::NumSeq::OEIS::Catalogue::Plugin

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NAME ^

Math::NumSeq::OEIS::Catalogue::Plugin -- pluggable catalogue extensions

SYNOPSIS ^

 package Math::NumSeq::OEIS::Catalogue::Plugin::MySeqs;
 use Math::NumSeq::OEIS::Catalogue::Plugin;
 @ISA = 'Math::NumSeq::OEIS::Catalogue::Plugin';
 # ...

DESCRIPTION ^

Catalogue plugins are loaded and used by Math::NumSeq::OEIS::Catalogue. A plug allows an add-on distribution or semi-independent components to declare which OEIS A-numbers they implement and what NumSeq sequence parameters can create the sequence.

This is an internal part of Math::NumSeq::OEIS::Catalogue not yet meant for general use yet, but the intention is for add-on sequences to declare themselves in the A-number catalogue.

A plugin "Foo" should sub-class Math::NumSeq::OEIS::Catalogue::Plugin, so

    package Math::NumSeq::OEIS::Catalogue::Plugin::Foo;
    use strict;
    use vars '@ISA';
    use Math::NumSeq::OEIS::Catalogue::Plugin;
    @ISA = ('Math::NumSeq::OEIS::Catalogue::Plugin');

A set of A-numbers can be declared with an arrayref of information records (a hashref each). For example

    use constant info_arrayref =>
      [
       { anum  => 'A999998',
         class => 'Math::NumSeq::Foo',
       },
       { anum  => 'A999999',
         class => 'Math::NumSeq::Foo',
         parameters => [ param_a => 123, param_b => 456 ],
       },
       # ...
      ];

This means A999998 is implemented by class Math::NumSeq::Foo as

    $seq = Math::NumSeq::Foo->new ();

and A999999 likewise but with additional parameters

    $seq = Math::NumSeq::Foo->new (param_a => 123,
                                   param_b => 456);

SEE ALSO ^

Math::NumSeq::OEIS::Catalogue

HOME PAGE ^

http://user42.tuxfamily.org/math-numseq/index.html

LICENSE ^

Copyright 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Kevin Ryde

Math-NumSeq is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3, or (at your option) any later version.

Math-NumSeq is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with Math-NumSeq. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

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