free and open-source software used in the production of this site

The production of Crystallography Journals Online depends on the use of several free and open-source software packages. The main ones used are listed below.

[apache] Apache (www.apache.org)
The HTTP server software.
[The GNU Project] GNU software (www.gnu.org)
Various pieces of GNU software including GIMP and ghostscript.
[ImageMagick] ImageMagick (www.imagemagick.org)
Very powerful and high quality graphics-manipulation suite.
[MySQL] MySQL (www.mysql.com)
A very quick relational database from Michael `Monty' Widenius at TcX.
All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report
Perl (www.perl.org)
Larry Wall's fantastic multi-purpose scripting language.
[RedHat] RedHat Linux (www.redhat.com)
A great operating system.
Rsync
 
Rsync (rsync.samba.org)
 
Samba
 
Samba (www.samba.org)
 
[sendmail] Sendmail (www.sendmail.org)
The ubiquitous high-volume mail-transfer agent.
[postfix] Postfix (www.postfix.org)
Fast, easy to administer, and secure, sendmail compatible mail-transfer agent.
SP
 
SP (www.jclark.com)
James Clark's SGML parser.
[swish-e] SWISH-E (www.swish-e.com)
A fast, powerful, flexible, free, and easy to use indexing engine.
[Open source TCL] TCL (www.scriptics.com)
John K. Ousterhout's powerful, quick and easy-to-use scripting language.
TeX and LaTeX
 
TeX and LaTeX (www.ctan.org)
Donald Knuth's typesetting language and Leslie Lamport's extension of it.

For a directory of free software visit the Free Software Foundation free software directory. An extensive archive of open-source software can be found at http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/!INDEX.html.