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NAME ^

EBook::EPUB::Metadata

SYNOPSIS ^

Class that represents metadata element of OPF document. Provides information about the publication as a whole

SUBROUTINES/METHODS ^

new()

Create new object

encode($xmlwriter)

Encode object to XML form using XML::Writer instance

add_author($name, [$formal_name])

Add author of the document. For details see add_contributor.

add_creator($name, [fileas => $formal_name, role => $role])

Add primary creator or author of the publication of the publication. See add_contributor for details

add_contributor($name, [fileas => $formal_name, role =>])

Add person/organization that contributed to publication. $name is the name in human-readable form, e.g. "Arthur Conan Doyle", $formal_name is in form, suitable for machine processing, e.g. "Doyle, Arthur Conan". $role reflects kind of contribution to document. See Section 2.2.6 of OPF specification for list of possible values http://www.idpf.org/2007/opf/OPF_2.0_final_spec.html#Section2.2.6

add_coverage($coverage)

The extent or scope of the content of the resource.

add_date($date, [$event])

Date of publication, in the format defined by "Date and Time Formats" at http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-datetime and by ISO 8601 on which it is based. In particular, dates without times are represented in the form YYYY[-MM[-DD]]: a required 4-digit year, an optional 2-digit month, and if the month is given, an optional 2-digit day of month. $event is an optional description of event that date refers to. Possible values may include: creation, publication, and modification.

add_description($description)

Add description of the publication content

add_identifier($ident, [$scheme])

Add unique identifier of the publication. $scheme is an optional paramater to specify identification system of this particular identifier. e.g. ISBN, DOI

add_meta_item($name, $value)

Add metadata item that does not belong to Dublin Core specification. Metadata is set by simple name/value pair.

add_format($format)

The media type or dimensions of the resource. Best practice is to use a value from a controlled vocabulary (e.g. MIME media types).

add_language($lang)

Add language of the content of the publication. $lang must comply with RFC 3066 (see http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3066.txt)

add_publisher($publisher)

An entity responsible for making the resource available

add_relation($relation)

An identifier of an auxiliary resource and its relationship to the publication.

add_rights($rights)

A statement about rights, or a reference to one. In this specification, the copyright notice and any further rights description should appear directly.

add_source($source)

Information regarding a prior resource from which the publication was derived

add_subject($subject)

Add subject of the publication

add_title($title)

Add title of the publication

add_translator($name, [$formal_name])

Add translator of the document. $name is in human-readable form, e.g. "Arthur Conan Doyle", $formal_name is in form, suitable for machine processing, e.g. "Doyle, Arthur Conan"

add_type($type)

type includes terms describing general categories, functions, genres, or aggregation levels for content. The advised best practice is to select a value from a controlled vocabulary.

AUTHOR ^

Oleksandr Tymoshenko, <gonzo@bluezbox.com>

BUGS ^

Please report any bugs or feature requests to <gonzo@bluezbox.com>

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright 2009, 2010 Oleksandr Tymoshenko.

http://bluezbox.com

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the BSD license. See the LICENSE file included with this distribution.

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