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|Short description=Instant messaging software
 
|Short description=Instant messaging software
 
|Full description=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.
 
|Full description=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.
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See Fugu, a graphical client for Gale: http://fugu.gale.org/
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|Homepage URL=https://github.com/grawity/gale
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
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|Is High Priority Project=No
 
|Component programs=gsend
 
|Component programs=gsend
|Homepage URL=http://www.gale.org/
 
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
|Documentation note=User tutorial and guide available from http://gale.org/users/; developer's guide available from http://gale.org/arch/index.html
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
 
|Related projects=Eva,Praya,Spat
 
|Related projects=Eva,Praya,Spat
 
|Keywords=chat,live communications,instant messaging,gale
 
|Keywords=chat,live communications,instant messaging,gale
|Is GNU=n
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2002-05-08
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
 
|Version identifier=0.99
 
|Version identifier=0.99
 
|Version date=2001-06-29
 
|Version date=2001-06-29
|Version status=beta
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|Version status=historical
|Version download=http://download.gale.org/gale.tar.gz
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|Version download=https://github.com/grawity/gale/archive/master.zip
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|Version comment=0.99 beta released 2001-06-29
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|Last review by=Bendikker
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|Last review date=2018/03/29
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|Submitted by=Bendikker
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|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Is GNU=No
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|License verified date=2001-07-10
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2001-07-10
 
|License verified date=2001-07-10
|Version comment=0.99 beta released 2001-06-29
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Dan Egnor
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Dan Egnor
 
 
|Email=egnor@ofb.net
 
|Email=egnor@ofb.net
|Resource URL=
 
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{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource URL=http://ofb.net/cvs/
 
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{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Help
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource URL=mailto:gale-announce@gale.org
 
 
}}
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Support
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|Resource audience=Python (Ref)
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://pypi.org/project/gale
|Resource URL=mailto:gale-users@gale.org
 
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource audience=Ruby (Ref)
|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://rubygems.org/gems/gale
|Resource URL=http://bugs.gale.org/
 
 
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{{Software category
 
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|Live-communications=chat
 
|Live-communications=chat
 
|Use=live-communications
 
|Use=live-communications
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{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2001-07-10
 
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
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|Prerequisite description=ADNS
 
|Prerequisite description=ADNS
 
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Latest revision as of 13:25, 29 March 2018


Overview

Gale

https://github.com/grawity/gale
Instant messaging software

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.

See Fugu, a graphical client for Gale: http://fugu.gale.org/





Details

Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

License

GPLv2

Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

10 July 2001




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Dan Egnor Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/gale
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/gale


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildOpen SSL
Required to buildBoehm conservative garbage collector
Required to buildADNS
Required to buildiconv

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