Mail::Field::Date

Section: User Contributed Perl Documentation (3pm)
Updated: 2014-01-05
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NAME

Mail::Field::Date - a date header field  

INHERITANCE

 Mail::Field::Date
   is a Mail::Field

 

SYNOPSIS

  use HTTP::Date 'time2iso';
  my $field = Mail::Field->new(Date => time2iso());

 

DESCRIPTION

Represents one ``Date'' header field.

See documentation in the base class.  

METHODS

See documentation in the base class.  

Constructors

See documentation in the base class.
Mail::Field::Date->combine(FIELDS)
See ``Constructors'' in Mail::Field
Mail::Field::Date->extract(TAG, HEAD [, INDEX ])
See ``Constructors'' in Mail::Field
Mail::Field::Date->new(TAG [, STRING | OPTIONS])
See ``Constructors'' in Mail::Field
 

Fake constructors

See documentation in the base class.
$obj->create(OPTIONS)
See "``Fake'' constructors" in Mail::Field
$obj->parse()
See "``Fake'' constructors" in Mail::Field
 

Accessors

See documentation in the base class.
$obj->set(OPTIONS)
 -Option --Default
  Time     undef
  TimeStr  undef

Time => SECONDS
TimeStr => STRING
A string acceptable to Date::Parse.
$obj->stringify()
See ``Accessors'' in Mail::Field
$obj->tag()
Mail::Field::Date->tag()
See ``Accessors'' in Mail::Field
 

Smart accessors

See documentation in the base class.
$obj->text([STRING])
See ``Smart accessors'' in Mail::Field
$obj->time([TIME])
Query (or change) the TIME (as stored in the field) in seconds.
 

DETAILS

See documentation in the base class.  

DIAGNOSTICS

Error: Undefined subroutine <method> called
Mail::Field objects use autoloading to compile new functionality. Apparently, the method called is not implemented for the specific class of the field object.
 

SEE ALSO

This module is part of the MailTools distribution, http://perl.overmeer.net/mailtools/.  

AUTHORS

The MailTools bundle was developed by Graham Barr. Later, Mark Overmeer took over maintenance without commitment to further development.

Mail::Cap by Gisle Aas <aas@oslonett.no>. Mail::Field::AddrList by Peter Orbaek <poe@cit.dk>. Mail::Mailer and Mail::Send by Tim Bunce <Tim.Bunce@ig.co.uk>. For other contributors see ChangeLog.  

LICENSE

Copyrights 1995-2000 Graham Barr <gbarr@pobox.com> and 2001-2007 Mark Overmeer <perl@overmeer.net>.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html


 

Index

NAME
INHERITANCE
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
METHODS
Constructors
Fake constructors
Accessors
Smart accessors
DETAILS
DIAGNOSTICS
SEE ALSO
AUTHORS
LICENSE