Text::Wrapper version 1.02, released May 10, 2008
Copyright 1998 Christopher J. Madsen
This module provides simple word wrapping. It breaks long lines,
but does not alter spacing or remove existing line breaks. If
you're looking for more sophisticated text formatting, try the
Reasons to use Text::Wrapper instead of Text::Format:
* Text::Wrapper is significantly smaller.
* It does not alter existing whitespace or combine short lines.
It only breaks long lines. By design, Text::Format removes
all whitespace and then adds whitespace where it thinks
In short, Text::Wrapper is the object-oriented equivalent of
Text::Wrap, but with fewer bugs (I hope).
Text::Wrapper requires Perl 5.004 or later.
Here's what's new in version 1.02 of Text::Wrapper:
(See the file "Changes" for the full revision history.)
- no functional changes
- minor clean up to documentation
- use Module::Build::DistVersion for packaging
This program 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. See either the
GNU General Public License or the Artistic License for more details.