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NAME ^

Data::RoundRobin - Serve data in a round robin manner.

SYNOPSIS ^

  my @array = qw(a b);
  # OO Interface
  my $rr = Data::RoundRobin->new(@array);

  print $rr->next; # a
  print $rr->next; # b
  print $rr->next; # a
  print $rr->next; # b
  ...

  # Infinite Loop
  while(my $elem = $rr->next) {
     ...
  }

  # Operator overloading
  my $rr = Data::RoundRobin->new(qw(a b));
  print $rr; # a
  print $rr; # b
  print $rr; # a

DESCRIPTION ^

This module provides a round roubin object implementation. It is similar to an iterator, only the internal counter is reset to the begining whenever it reaches the end. It might also be considered as a circular iterator.

METHODS ^

new

Constructor, a list should be given to construct a Data::RoundRobin object.

next

Retrieve next value of this instance.

numerify

Retrieve next numerifed value of this instance. Invoked by Perl's operator overloadding mechanism.

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright 2006 by Kang-min Liu <gugod@gugod.org>

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

See <http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html>

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