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Straightforward library for parsing Nix and pretty-printing.
TL;DR: use hnix instead.
I made this library initially for my nixfromnpm project. However, there is also the library hnix, which does mostly the same thing. I, although a bit biased, think there are a few advantages of my library, primarily in terms of simplicity (hence the name) and at least for a time the language coverage was a bit more complete. However, I decided to go with the library that came first and have since contributed a bit to
hnix to shore it up in certain ways. I also removed its usage from
nixfromnpm and switched to using
hnix, and I haven't worked on this library in quite a long time, as you can see. So, although I think there might be some value to this library, and everyone is welcome to fork it or use it as a jumping-off point, I'm deprecating it in favor of