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NAME ^

Bio::DB::Tagger::Tag -- Authored tags

SYNOPSIS ^

 use Bio::DB::Tagger::Tag;

 my $tag = Bio::DB::Tagger::Tag->new(-name   => 'venue',
                                     -value  => 'mermaid parade',
                                     -author => 'lincoln.stein@gmail.com');
 print $tag,"\n";          # use like a string
 print $tag->name,"\n";    # object interface
 print $tag->value,"\n";   # object interface
 print $tag->author,"\n";

DESCRIPTION ^

This is a simple object tag interface that provides string-like objects that have authors assigned to them. For use in attributing tags to authors in the Bio::DB::Tagger module.

METHODS

$tag = Bio::DB::Tagger::Tag->new(-name=>$tag, -author=>$author [,-value=> $value, ,-modified=>$timestamp]);

Create a new tag with the indicated value and author.

$name = $tag->name

Return the tag's name.

$value = $tag->value;

Return the tag's value.

$timestamp = $tag->modified

Return the tag's modification timestamp.

$author = $tag->author;

Return the tag's author

$int = $tag->cmp($tag,$reversed)

Perform a string cmp() operation on another tag or a string. If a string is provided, then operation is on tag name only. If a tag is provided, then operation is on both tag and value.

$string = $tag->asString

Convert into a name:value string

SEE ALSO ^

Bio::DB::Tagger

AUTHOR ^

Lincoln Stein <lincoln.stein@gmail.com>.

Copyright (c) 2009 Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

This package and its accompanying libraries is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GPL (either version 1, or at your option, any later version) or the Artistic License 2.0. Refer to LICENSE for the full license text. In addition, please see DISCLAIMER.txt for disclaimers of warranty.

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