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        <h1>Israeli Open Source Software Projects</h1>

        <h2>Forward</h2>
        <p>
        This page is meant to be a reference for open source projects
        with an "Israeli" orientation. Ergo: such that have or used
        to have one or more major Israeli contributors. If you know of 
        projects missing from this list 
        <a href="mailto:webmaster@iglu.org.il">contact the webmaster</a>.
        </p>

        <h2>Israel-Specific Hacks</h2>

        <h3><a href="http://harel.org.il/nadav/software/sendsms/">Israeli SendSMS</a></h3>

        <p>
        A Perl Script that sends SMS messages to cell-phone numbers, from the 
        UNIX command line.
        </p>
        
        <h3><a href="http://vipe.technion.ac.il/~mulix/adsl.html">pptp-mulix</a></h3>

	<p>
	A patch to the pptp-client, written by Muli Ben-Yehuda and others 
	to make it compatible with some ADSL modems common in Israel.
	</p>

	<h3><a href="http://whybuy.sourceforge.net/">whybuy.py</a></h3>
	
	<p>
	A small economic tool for taking Israeli mortgage decisions.
	</p>

        <h2>Hebrew/Arabic, Bidi and I18N</h2>

        <h3><a href="http://fribidi.sourceforge.net">FriBidi</a></h3>

        <p>
            A free implementation of the Unicode BiDi algorithm. Started by
            Dov Grobgeld, and recently integrated into 
            <a href="http://www.pango.org/">Pango</a> and 
            <a href="http://www.gtk.org/">Gtk</a> 2.0.
            
        </p>

        <h3><a href="http://he2.sf.net/">HE2 Editor</a></h3>

        <p>
        A console editor useful for editing Hebrew LaTeX files.
        </p>

        <h3><a href="http://www.technion.ac.il/~tzafrir/R2L/">R2L and Biditext</a></h3>

        <p>
        A set of programs and libraries to display logical Bi-directional 
        text on an X-Windows system without support of
        the underlying library, and to control it. 
        </p>
        
        <h3><a href="http://dotkof.org/modules.php?name=News&new_topic=38">NuKof</a></h3>
        
        <p>
        A Hebrew version of the <a href="http://www.postnuke.com/">Post-Nuke</a>
        content management system.
        </p>
        
        <h3><a href="http://culmus.sourceforge.net/">Culmus</a></h3>
        
        <p>
        An Open-Source collection of Hebrew fonts.
        </p>        
        
        <h2>Internet and WWW Software</h2>

        <h3><a href="http://www.php.net/">PHP</a></h3>

        <p>
        Actively maintained by <a href="http://www.zend.com/">Zend</a>,
        an Israeli-based company.
        </p>

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        <h3><a href="http://www.iglu.org.il/mailing-lists/">List of Mailing List Generator</a></h3>

        <p>
        A perl script to generate a directory of mailing lists of different
        types and mailing list manager.
        </p>
        -->

        <h2>Kernel-Land</h2>

        <h3><a href="http://www.mosix.org/">MOSIX</a> and 
            <a href="http://openmosix.sourceforge.net/">openMosix</a></h3>

        <p>
        MOSIX is a sophisticated clustering solution for Linux developed
        by the Hebrew University. openMosix is another version with a claim 
        for a more open development model. Part of its development is 
        financed by <a href="http://www.qlusters.com/">Qlusters</a>, an
        Israeli-based company.
        </p>

        <h3><a href="http://syscalltrack.sourceforge.net/">System Call Tracker</a></h3>

        <p>
        A system-wide tool to track the invocation of system calls on a Linux
        system. Started by Guy Keren and Muli Ben-Yehuda of the <a href="http://linuxclub.il.eu.org/">Haifa Linux Club</a>, and actively maintained and 
        developed by several Israeli developers.
        .
        </p>

        <h2>Games</h2>
        
        <h3><a href="http://imagic.weizmann.ac.il/dov/freesw/kids.html"></h3>
        
        <p>
        Educational Programs for Kids written in Perl/Gtk by Dov Grobgeld.
        </p>

        <h3><a href="http://vipe.technion.ac.il/~shlomif/freecell-solver/">Freecell Solver</a></h3>

        <p>
        A library and a standalone command line program, written in ANSI C that
        automatically solves layouts of Freecell and similar card solitaire 
        games.
        </p>

        <h3><a href="http://vipe.technion.ac.il/~shlomif/lm-solve/">LM-Solve</a></h3>

        <p>
        A set of Perl Modules accompanied by a command line program to 
        automatically solve a variety of 
        <a href="http://www.logicmazes.com/">Logic Mazes</a>.
        </p>

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        <h2>Hardware and Integration</h2>
        
        <h3><a href="http://adesktop.sourceforge.net/">The Agenda Desktop</a></h3>
        
        <p>
        A desktop controlling program for the Agenda VR PDA.
        </p>
        
        <h2>Developers' Resources</h2>
        
        <h3><a href="http://users.actcom.co.il/~choo/lupg/">Little Unix
Programmers' Group</a></h3>

	<p>
	Contains tutorials and other material regarding programming for
	the UNIX Environment. Actively maintained by Guy Keren.
	</p>

        <h2>Homepages of Developers</h2>

        <p>
            These homepages may contain other free software of interest.
        </p>

        <ul>
                <li>
                    <a href="http://vipe.technion.ac.il/~mulix/">Muli Ben-Yehuda</a>
                </li>
                <li>
                    <a href="http://t2.technion.ac.il/~shlomif/">Shlomi Fish</a>
                </li>
                <li>
                    <a href="http://imagic.weizmann.ac.il/dov/">Dov Grobgeld</a>
                </li>
                <li>
                    <a href="http://www.technion.ac.il/~tzafrir/">Tzafrir Cohen</a>
                </li>
                <li>
                    <a href="http://users.actcom.co.il/~choo/">Guy Keren</a>
                </li>
        </ul>
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