CPANPLUS::Module::Author − CPAN author object for CPANPLUS
my $author =
author => 'Jack Ashton',
cpanid => 'JACKASH',
_id => INTERNALS_OBJECT_ID,
@dists = $author−>distributions;
@mods = $author−>modules;
@accessors = CPANPLUS::Module::Author−>accessors;
"CPANPLUS::Module::Author" creates objects from the information in the source files. These can then be used to query on.
These objects should only be created internally. For "fake" objects, there’s the "CPANPLUS::Module::Author::Fake" class.
An objects of
this class has the following accessors:
Name of the author.
The CPAN id of the author.
The email address of the author, which defaults to ’’ if not provided.
The "CPANPLUS::Internals::Object" that spawned this module object.
CPANPLUS::Module::Author−>new( author =>
AUTHOR_NAME, cpanid =>
CPAN_ID, _id =>
INTERNALS_ID [, email =>
AUTHOR_EMAIL ] )
This method returns a "CPANPLUS::Module::Author" object, based on the given parameters.
Returns false on failure.
Return a list of module objects this author has released.
Returns a list of module objects representing all the distributions this author has released.
Returns a list of all accessor methods to the object