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[Savannah-hackers] submission of OpenSourcePan

From: keesh
Subject: [Savannah-hackers] submission of OpenSourcePan
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 10:28:14 -0500

A package was submitted to
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Ciaran McCreesh <address@hidden> described the package as follows:
License: other
Other License: Applications use The Clarified Artistic License.

Libraries use a simple license which is GPL compatible and also allows 
commercial / closed source distribution; a copy is available from .
Package: OpenSourcePan
System name: osp
This package does NOT want to apply for inclusion in the GNU project

A download mirror for

OpenSourcePan (OSP) provides a number of libraries and small programs aimed at 
web developers and programmers. Web hosting is already provided by a pay-for 
ISP; however, the ISP block downloads of zip, tarball, exe, rpm and similar 
files, so a separate download server is required. Currently SourceForge provide 
this servive; however, because of the condition of and load on the servers, 
this is no longer a reasonable option.

The libraries provided are for the FreePascal compiler and Borland\'s Delphi 
and Kylix, and are being adapted to compile with the GNU Pascal compiler 
(changing Borland-style dynamic arrays to GNU-style Schema). They include:

* Hash routines (
* Better TStream (
* Under development is wrappers for the PCRE and GNU regex libraries

Applications ( include a colour picker 
which suggests other colours which go well with the selection (currently Win32 
only; it is being ported to POSIX systems with a Gtk interface) and a code 
colouriser (currently a plugin for HTML-Kit; standalone versions for Win32 and 
*nix are under development). Several small plugins for HTML-Kit are also 

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