Bug#495192: ITP: libclass-adapter-perl -- Perl implementation of the "Adapter" Design Pattern
Owner: Vincent Danjean <email@example.com>
* Package name : libclass-adapter-perl
Version : 1.04
Upstream Author : Adam Kennedy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* URL : http://search.cpan.org/dist/Class-Adapter/
* License : Perl (GPL+Artistic)
Programming Lang: Perl
Description : Perl implementation of the "Adapter" Design Pattern
The Class::Adapter class is intended as an abstract base class for creating
any sort of class or object that follows the Adapter pattern.
The term Adapter refers to a "Design Pattern" of the same name, from the
famous "Gang of Four" book "Design Patterns". Although their original
implementation was designed for Java and similar single-inheritance
strictly-typed langauge, the situation for which it applies is still valid.
An Adapter in this Perl sense of the term is when a class is created to
achieve by composition (objects containing other object) something that can't
be achieved by inheritance (sub-classing).
This is similar to the Decorator pattern, but is intended to be applied on a
class-by-class basis, as opposed to being able to be applied one object at a
time, as is the case with the Decorator pattern.
PS: this perl module is a dependency of Koha. I do not know it at all. I
wrote the description from the documentation but I would accept any
-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)