XML::Pastor::Builtin::boolean - Class for the W3C builtin type boolean.
This module is used internally by XML::Pastor. You do not normally know much
about this module to actually use XML::Pastor. It is documented here for
completeness and for XML::Pastor developers. Do not count on the interface of
this module. It may change in any of the subsequent releases. You have been
This class descends from XML::Pastor::Builtin::Scalar.
represents the builtin
. Mainly it serves to override the "boolify" method
for overloading (see "boolify").
This class inherits many methods from its ancestors. Please see
XML::Pastor::Builtin::Scalar for more methods.
method is used for overloading the 'bool'
operation in XML::Pastor::SimpleType. Normally the string ' false
have a TRUE
(1) value in Perl (since it is a non-null string). This
method will make sure that the ' false
' literal value will pass as a
(0) value while the overload is in use. Other values behave
normally, that is :
- 0 => FALSE
- 1 => TRUE
- 'true' => TRUE
- 'false' => FALSE
- any other numeric or non-null string => TRUE
There no known bugs at this time, but this doesn't mean there are aren't any.
Note that, although some testing was done prior to releasing the module, this
should still be considered alpha code. So use it at your own risk.
Note that there may be other bugs or limitations that the author is not aware
Ayhan Ulusoy <dev(at)ulusoy(dot)name>
Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Ayhan Ulusoy. All Rights Reserved.
This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
same terms as Perl itself.
See also XML::Pastor, XML::Pastor::ComplexType, XML::Pastor::SimpleType,
If you are curious about the implementation, see XML::Pastor::Schema::Parser,