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	<title>Common Data Structures (libcds)</title>
	<author><firstname>Václav</firstname><surname>Kubart</surname></author>
	<abstract><para>Description of CDS (Common Data Structures) library.
	</para></abstract>
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<preface><title>Preface</title>
<para>This library contains many useful functions and data structures. It is
possible to use it with Sip Express Router (SER) or without it. In the first case it
is able to use some internal SER's data types like strings.
</para>

<section><title>Conventions</title>
<para>There is list of conventions used in this library:
<itemizedlist>
	<listitem><para>data types (structures, enums, ...) have their names with suffix 
	<quote>_t</quote> (<structname>dstring_t</structname>, 
	<structname>str_t</structname>, ...)</para></listitem>
	<listitem><para>many functions have prefix according to data structure on
	which are operating (like <function>dstr_append</function> which operates on
	<structname>dstring_t</structname> data structure)</para></listitem>
	<listitem><para>most functions return 0 as successful result and nonzero
	value as error</para></listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</para>
</section>

<section id="libcds.dependencies"><title>Dependencies</title>
<para>This library depends only on standard C libraries and needs no other
external libraries.</para>
</section>

</preface>

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