#=======================================================================
#
#   THIS IS A REUSED PERL MODULE, FOR PROPER LICENCING TERMS SEE BELOW:
#
#   Copyright Martin Hosken <Martin_Hosken@sil.org>
#
#   No warranty or expression of effectiveness, least of all regarding
#   anyone's safety, is implied in this software or documentation.
#
#   This specific module is licensed under the Perl Artistic License.
#
#=======================================================================
package PDF::API2::Basic::PDF::Null;

use base 'PDF::API2::Basic::PDF::Objind';

use strict;

our $VERSION = '2.038'; # VERSION

=head1 NAME

PDF::API2::Basic::PDF::Null - PDF Null type object.  This is a subclass of
PDF::API2::Basic::PDF::Objind and cannot be subclassed.

=head1 METHODS

=cut

# There is only one null object  (section 3.2.8).
my $null_obj = bless {}, 'PDF::API2::Basic::PDF::Null';

=head2 PDF::API2::Basic::PDF::Null->new

Returns the null object.  There is only one null object.

=cut

sub new {
    return $null_obj;
}

=head2 $s->realise

Pretends to finish reading the object.

=cut

sub realise {
    return $null_obj;
}

=head2 $s->outobjdeep

Output the object in PDF format.

=cut

sub outobjdeep {
    my ($self, $fh, $pdf) = @_;
    $fh->print('null');
}

=head2 $s->is_obj

Returns false because null is not a full object.

=cut

sub is_obj {
    return 0;
}

=head2 $s->copy

Another no-op.

=cut

sub copy {
    return $null_obj;
}

=head2 $s->val

Return undef.

=cut

sub val {
    return undef; ## no critic (undef is intentional)
}

1;