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It even includes an example.
Personally, I found that example almost completely useless. An example of "Safely Storing Static Data" that doesn't appear to declare any static data is pretty worthless.
And having half a dozen macros all named SOM_BG_MNGLSS_ABBREV only differentiated by a single even more meaningless, wimpy prefix character a or d or p or maybe an almost invisible _ prefix or suffix, is stupid, bordering on the criminal.
Which is why I didn't mention it.
Of course, if you'd offered this information as a reply to the OP rather throwing it at me, you wouldn't have got this response.
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