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Pod::Simple::XMLOutStream -- turn Pod into XML
perl -MPod::Simple::XMLOutStream -e \ "exit Pod::Simple::XMLOutStream->filter(shift)->any_errata_seen" \ thingy.pod
Pod::Simple::XMLOutStream is a subclass of Pod::Simple that parses Pod and turns it into XML. Pod::Simple::XMLOutStream inherits methods from Pod::Simple.
Pod::Simple::DumpAsXML is rather like this class; see its documentation for a discussion of the differences. Pod::Simple, Pod::Simple::DumpAsXML, Pod::SAX Pod::Simple::Subclassing The older (and possibly obsolete) libraries Pod::PXML, Pod::XML
ABOUT EXTENDING POD
TODO: An example or two of =extend, then point to Pod::Simple::Subclassing
If you actually want to use Pod as a format that you want to render to XML (particularly if to an XML instance with more elements than normal Pod has), please email me ("email@example.com") and I'll probably have some recommendations. For reasons of concision and energetic laziness, some methods and options in this module (and the dozen modules it depends on) are undocumented; but one of those undocumented bits might be just what you're looking for.
Pod::Simple, Pod::Simple::Text, Pod::Spell
Questions or discussion about POD and Pod::Simple should be sent to the firstname.lastname@example.org mail list. Send an empty email to email@example.com to subscribe. This module is managed in an open GitHub repository, http://github.com/theory/pod-simple/ <http://github.com/theory/pod-simple/>. Feel free to fork and contribute, or to clone git://github.com/theory/pod-simple.git <git://github.com/theory/pod-simple.git> and send patches! Patches against Pod::Simple are welcome. Please send bug reports to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
COPYRIGHT AND DISCLAIMERS
Copyright (c) 2002-2004 Sean M. Burke. This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Pod::Simple was created by Sean M. Burke <email@example.com>. But don't bother him, he's retired. Pod::Simple is maintained by: · Allison Randal "firstname.lastname@example.org" · Hans Dieter Pearcey "email@example.com" · David E. Wheeler "firstname.lastname@example.org"