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+Welcome to BDB
+This package consists of two interesting modules
+* `bdb` which wraps Berkeley DB with operations for `insert`, `lookup`, etc.
+ Keys and values are binaries throughout this API.
+* `bets` (for Berkeley-ETS) is an ETS-like API which uses `bdb`; it uses `sext`
+ for encoding the key part of the tuples stored, so matching with `bets:select/2`
+ only scans relevant subsets accordingly.
+Underneath the covers, the module bdb_nifs has the low-level API that
+implements most of the Berkeley DB C-level API.
+BSB/BETS is Copyright (C) 2011 by Trifork, and released under The
+Apache License, Version 2.

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