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MANIFEST
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NAME
    Text::Quoted - Extract the structure of a quoted mail message

SYNOPSIS
        use Text::Quoted;
        my $structure = extract($text);

        # Optionally, customize recognized quote characters:
        Text::Quoted::set_quote_characters( qr/[:]/ );

DESCRIPTION
    "Text::Quoted" examines the structure of some text which may contain
    multiple different levels of quoting, and turns the text into a nested
    data structure.

    The structure is an array reference containing hash references for each
    paragraph belonging to the same author. Each level of quoting
    recursively adds another list reference. So for instance, this:

        > foo
        > # Bar
        > baz

        quux

    turns into:

        [
          [
            { text => 'foo', quoter => '>', raw => '> foo' },
            [
                { text => 'Bar', quoter => '> #', raw => '> # Bar' }
            ],
            { text => 'baz', quoter => '>', raw => '> baz' }
          ],

          { empty => 1 },
          { text => 'quux', quoter => '', raw => 'quux' }
        ];

    This also tells you about what's in the hash references: "raw" is the
    paragraph of text as it appeared in the original input; "text" is what
    it looked like when we stripped off the quotation characters, and
    "quoter" is the quotation string.

FUNCTIONS
  extract
    Takes a single string argument which is the text to extract quote
    structure from. Returns a nested datastructure as described above.

    Exported by default.

  set_quote_characters
    Takes a regex ("qr//") matching characters that should indicate a quoted
    line. By default, a very liberal set is used:

        set_quote_characters(qr/[!#%=|:]/);

    The character ">" is always recognized as a quoting character.

    If "undef" is provided instead of a regex, only ">" will remain as a
    quote character.

    Not exported by default, but exportable.

  combine_hunks
      my $text = combine_hunks( $arrayref_of_hunks );

    Takes the output of "extract" and turns it back into text.

    Not exported by default, but exportable.

CREDITS
    Most of the heavy lifting is done by a modified version of Damian
    Conway's "Text::Autoformat".

AUTHOR
    Best Practical Solutions, LLC <modules@bestpractical.com>

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT
    This software is Copyright (c) 2004-2015 by Best Practical Solutions,
    LLC

    This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
    under the same terms as Perl itself.