package Perl::Critic::Utils::Perl;

use 5.006001;
use strict;
use warnings;

use Exporter 'import';

our $VERSION = '1.140';

#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

our @EXPORT_OK = qw(
    symbol_without_sigil
);

our %EXPORT_TAGS = (
    all => \@EXPORT_OK,
);

#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

sub symbol_without_sigil {
    my ($symbol) = @_;

    (my $without_sigil = $symbol) =~ s< \A [\$@%*&] ><>xms;

    return $without_sigil;
}

#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

1;

__END__

=pod

=for stopwords

=head1 NAME

Perl::Critic::Utils::Perl - Utility functions for dealing with Perl language issues.


=head1 SYNOPSIS

    use Perl::Critic::Utils::Perl qw< :all >;

    my $name = symbol_without_sigil('$foo');    # $name is "foo".


=head1 DESCRIPTION

This handles various issues with Perl, the language, that aren't necessarily
L<PPI|PPI> related.


=head1 INTERFACE SUPPORT

This is considered to be a public module.  Any changes to its
interface will go through a deprecation cycle.


=head1 IMPORTABLE SUBROUTINES

=over

=item C<symbol_without_sigil( $symbol )>

Returns the name of the specified symbol with any sigil at the front.
The parameter can be a vanilla Perl string or a L<PPI::Element|PPI::Element>.


=back


=head1 AUTHOR

Elliot Shank <perl@galumph.com>


=head1 COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2007-2011 Elliot Shank.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the same terms as Perl itself.  The full text of this license
can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.

=cut

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