Finnigan::GenericDataDescriptor -- a decoder for GenericDataDescriptor, a key to decoding GenericRecord fields
use Finnigan; my $d = Finnigan::GenericDataDescriptor->decode(\*INPUT); say d->type; say d->label;
GenericDataDescriptor stores information about the type, size and name of a data element in a generic data record.
The constructor method
Get the element type (see Known data types)
Get the size of the element represented by this descriptor
Get the element's label. It is the same label that Thermo uses in their GUI, such as Xcalibur.
Returns an appropriate decoder template based on descriptor type
Make a short string representation of the descriptor
Gene Selkov, <email@example.com>
Copyright (C) 2010 by Gene Selkov
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.10.0 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.