software used in the production of this site

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

Apache Apache (
The HTTP server software.
GNU software GNU software (
Various pieces of GNU software including GIMP and ghostscript.
ImageMagick ImageMagick (
Very powerful and high quality graphics-manipulation suite.
A very quick relational database.
Perl Perl (
Larry Wall's fantastic multi-purpose scripting language.
RedHat Linux RedHat Linux (
A great operating system.
Rsync Rsync (
Samba Samba (
Sendmail Sendmail (
The ubiquitous high-volume mail-transfer agent.
Postfix Postfix (
Fast, easy to administer, and secure, sendmail compatible mail-transfer agent.
A fast, powerful, flexible, free, and easy to use indexing engine.
John K. Ousterhout's powerful, quick and easy-to-use scripting language.
TeX and LaTeX TeX and LaTeX (
Donald Knuth's typesetting language and Leslie Lamport's extension of it.
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