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> so I immediately read it as 'lib not invented here'.

> libnih is a small library for C application development containing functions that, despite its name, are not implemented elsewhere in the standard library set.




It's a pretty fun name. :)

Here's the core code, for the curious: http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~scott/libnih/trunk/files/head:/....

I found it interesting that it uses a space after the unary ! operator in C, which (to me), provided yet another way of writing various (very common) tests. For instance "if(! fp)" after trying to open a file.




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