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Old 01-13-2008, 08:32 PM
Giancarlo Niccolai
Default Bug#460591: ITP: Falcon -- The Falcon Programming Language

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Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Giancarlo Niccolai <gc@falconpl.org>

* Package name : falcon
Version : 0.8.6
Upstream Author : Giancarlo niccolai <gc@niccolai.cc>
* URL : http://www.falconpl.org
* License : Falcon License (from Apache License 2.0, see below)
Programming Lang: C++
Description : Small multi-paradigm embeddable programming language

Falcon aims to be the next generation scripting language,
providing a wide set of programming paradigms, template file
processing for web development and document based applications,
radical internationalization and application extension support.

It is distributed under the Falcon Programming Language License,
which is meant to grant openness and usability of the language and of its
by-products as pre-compiled script. The license is based
on Apache 2.0 license, extending license principles also to
embedding applications and embedded scripts.

The integral text of the license is reported below.

Falcon Programming Language License
Version 1.0, February 2005


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- -- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers gutsy-updates
APT policy: (500, 'gutsy-updates'), (500, 'gutsy-security'), (500,
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-14-generic (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=it_IT.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=it_IT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
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