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Gale

http://www.gale.org/
Gale is a messaging system resembling Zephyr in UI and social characteristics, but IRC in architecture, with some features of its own. It supports the use of public-key cryptography for privacy and authentication. It has a spanning-tree topology with failover, little server state, no concept of "op privileges", security through end-to-end encryption, multi-line messages, and command-line-driven clients, and directed categories, which prevents unnecessary distribution of messages.

Documentation

User tutorial and guide available from http://gale.org/users/; developer's guide available from http://gale.org/arch/index.html


Download

Download External-link-icon.png version 0.99 (beta)
released on 29 June 2001

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey10 July 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email egnor@ofb.net" Dan Egnor Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Help E-mail mailto:gale-announce@gale.org
Support E-mail mailto:gale-users@gale.org
Bug Tracking Homepage http://bugs.gale.org/
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://ofb.net/cvs/


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build Boehm conservative garbage collector
Required to build Open SSL
Required to build ADNS
Required to build iconv

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 May 2002.



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