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Pod::Plainer

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Pod::Plainer

NAME

Pod::Plainer - Perl extension for converting Pod to old-style Pod.

SYNOPSIS

  1. use Pod::Plainer;
  2. my $parser = Pod::Plainer -> new ();
  3. $parser -> parse_from_filehandle(\*STDIN);

DESCRIPTION

Pod::Plainer uses Pod::Parser which takes Pod with the (new) 'C<< .. >>' constructs and returns the old(er) style with just 'C<>'; '<' and '>' are replaced by 'E<lt>' and 'E<gt>'.

This can be used to pre-process Pod before using tools which do not recognise the new style Pods.

METHODS

  • escape_ltgt

    Replace '<' and '>' by 'E<lt>' and 'E<gt>'.

  • simple_delimiters

    Replace delimiters by '<' and '>'.

  • textblock

    Redefine textblock from Pod::Parser to use escape_ltgt and simple_delimiters .

EXPORT

None by default.

AUTHOR

Robin Barker, rmbarker@cpan.org

SEE ALSO

See Pod::Parser.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2009 by Robin Barker

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.10.1 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.