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5.1.2 Initialization

`Libshishi' must be initialized before it can be used. The library is initialized by calling shishi_init (see Initialization Functions). The resources allocated by the initialization process can be released if the application no longer has a need to call `Libshishi' functions, this is done by calling shishi_done.

In order to take advantage of the internationalisation features in `Libshishi', such as translated error messages, the application must set the current locale using setlocale before initializing `Libshishi'.