Useful C++ patterns for embedded programming (DEPRECATED).
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Copyright 2005-2016 Digital Aggregates Corporation, Colorado, USA.


2017-04-14: see instead


This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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This file is part of the Digital Aggregates Corporation Desperadito package. Desperadito is an open source library of object-oriented software components written in C++. It implements design patterns that the author has found to be both useful in embedded applications, both Linux-based and otherwise. Code from Desperadito (and it's pre-fork predecessor Desperado) has legitimately found its way into the commercial products of several of the Corporation's clients. So don't be surprised if you see this code popping up elsewhere in your travels.

Desperadito is a mashup of code from the Digital Aggregates projects Desperado and Hayloft with the build framework from Diminuto. Desperado, Hayloft, and Diminuto each have very different unit test frameworks; I have not made any attempt to reconcile or rationalize them in Desperadito.

It is licensed under a modified GNU Lesser General Public License to allow it to be incorporated into proprietary software or firmware without restriction or viral licensing implication.


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