Changeset 15276


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Timestamp:
05/08/20 09:25:11 (7 months ago)
Author:
Mark Evenson
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website: various clarifications

Reference irclog.tymoon.eu for IRC logs (thanks Shinmera!)

Clarify various locations of source code.

Mention @armedbear on Twitter.

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  • public_html/faq.shtml

    r15275 r15276  
    5656<div class="h3" title="what" id="what">
    5757<h3 class="question">What is ABCL?</h3>
    58 <p>ABCL stands for Armed Bear Common Lisp.  ABCL is an implementation
    59 of Common Lisp hosted on the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_virtual_machine">Java Virtual Machine</a>.  With the release of <a
    60 href="http://abcl.org/releases/">abcl-1.0</a>,
    61 Armed Bear Common Lisp is a conforming implementation of the
    62 <a href="ftp://ftp1.ansi.org/cust_serv/td_10-25-10/ANSI%2BINCITS%2B226-1994%2B(R2004).pdf">ANSI Common Lisp specification</a>.  The required statement of conformance
    63 is included in the <a href="#user-manual">User Manual</a>.</p>
    64 
    65 <p>
    66 With the release of version 1.1.0, ABCL now contains a complete
     58
     59<p>
     60  ABCL stands for Armed Bear Common Lisp.  ABCL is an implementation
     61of Common Lisp hosted on
     62the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_virtual_machine">Java
     63Virtual Machine</a>.  With the release
     64of <a href="http://abcl.org/releases/">abcl-1.0</a>, Armed Bear Common
     65Lisp is a conforming implementation of the
     66  <a href="ftp://ftp1.ansi.org/cust_serv/td_10-25-10/ANSI%2BINCITS%2B226-1994%2B(R2004).pdf">ANSI
     67  Common Lisp specification</a>.  The required statement of
     68  conformance is included in the <a href="#user-manual">User
     69    Manual</a>.
     70</p>
     71
     72<p>
     73With the release of version 1.1.0, ABCL contains a complete
    6774implementation of <a href="http://www.alu.org/mop/index.html">The
    6875Common Lisp Object System MetaObject Protocol</a>, and is now
     
    7784<h3 class="question">What license is used for ABCL?</h3>
    7885
    79 <p>ABCL is distributed under the <a href="http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html">GNU General Public License</a> with <a
    80 href="http://www.gnu.org/software/classpath/license.html">Classpath
    81 exception</a>. This is the same license as used for JAVA SE and GNU Classpath.</p>
    82 
    83 <p>Basically this means you can use ABCL from your application without the
    84 need to make your own application open source.</p>
    85 
    86 <p>
    87 In general, such usage means that whenever you keep ABCL as a separate
    88 jar file, you won't have licensing problems. The combining in the
    89 Classpath exception means that you can
    90 </p>
     86<p>
     87  ABCL is distributed under
     88the <a href="http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html">GNU General Public
     89License</a>
     90with <a href="http://www.gnu.org/software/classpath/license.html">Classpath
     91exception</a>. This is the same license as used for JAVA SE and GNU
     92  Classpath.
     93</p>
     94
     95<p>
     96  Basically this means you can use ABCL from your application without the
     97  need to make your own application open source.
     98</p>
     99
     100<p>
     101  In general, such usage means that whenever you keep ABCL as a
     102separate jar file, you won't have licensing problems. The combining in
     103the Classpath exception means that you can
     104</p>
     105
    91106<ol>
    92 <li>Extend ABCL java classes in your program</li>
    93 <li>Use ABCL java classes in your program</li>
    94 <li>Invoke ABCL lisp functions in your program</li>
     107  <li>Extend ABCL java classes in your program</li>
     108  <li>Use ABCL java classes in your program</li>
     109  <li>Invoke ABCL lisp functions in your program</li>
    95110</ol>
    96111<p>
    97 without having to worry about the licensing. You do have to
    98 distribute the source code of ABCL (including modifications)
    99 if you distribute ABCL, but otherwise the license of ABCL is not viral.
     112  without having to worry about the licensing. You do have to
     113distribute the source code of ABCL (including modifications) if you
     114distribute ABCL, but otherwise the license of ABCL is not viral.
    100115</p>
    101116</div>
     
    186201<h3 class="question">Where is ABCL's source code repository?</h3>
    187202
    188 <p>We synchronize our source code across the following three repositories:</p>
    189 
    190 <ul>
    191   <li><a href="https://github.com/armedbear/abcl">Github</a>
    192   </li>
    193 
    194   <li><a href="https://gitlab.common-lisp.net/abcl/abcl/">gitlab.common-lisp.net</a>
    195   </li>
    196 
    197 
    198   <li><a href="https://abcl.org/svn/">SVN on abcl.org</a>
    199   </li>
    200 </ul>
     203<p>
     204  We synchronize our source code across three repositories, two using
     205  git and one using subversion.  These days, most people seem to
     206  colloborate on our Github instance.
     207</p>
     208
     209<dl>
     210  <dt>
     211    <a href="https://github.com/armedbear/abcl">Github</a>
     212  </dt>
     213  <dd>
     214    &lt;git+https://github.com/armedbear/abcl&gt;
     215  </dd>
     216  <dt>
     217    Git on <a href="https://gitlab.common-lisp.net/abcl/abcl/">gitlab.common-lisp.net</a>
     218  </dt>
     219  <dd>
     220    &lt;git+https://gitlab.common-lisp.net/abcl/abcl&gt;
     221  </dd>
     222  <dt>
     223    SVN on <a href="https://abcl.org/svn/">abcl.org</a>
     224  </dt>
     225  <dd>
     226    &lt;svn+https://abcl.org/svn/trunk/abcl&gt;
     227  </dd>
     228</dl>
    201229
    202230</div>
  • public_html/index.shtml

    r15275 r15276  
    1717        <table id="main-table">
    1818
    19           <tr><td colspan="2" class="summary-header"><a href="releases/">Downloads</a></td></tr>
    20 
    21           <tr><td colspan="2"  align="center">
     19          <tr>
     20            <td colspan="2" class="summary-header"><a href="releases/">Downloads</a></td>
     21          </tr>
     22
     23          <tr>
     24            <!-- FIXME figure out how to align contents in center with CSS -->
     25            <td colspan="2" id="td.downloads" align="center">
    2226            <table class="downloads">
    2327              <tr>
     
    8589            <td>
    8690              <ul>
    87                 <li> <a href="faq.shtml">FAQ</a> </li>
    88                 <li> <a href="https://abcl-dev.blogspot.com/"> Blog </a> </li>
    89                 <li> Introduction: <a href="doc/abcl-install-with-java.html">building &amp; running</a> </li>
    90                 <li> <a href="doc/abcl-user.html">Documentation</a> </li>
    91                 <li> <a href="https://abcl.org/svn/trunk/abcl/examples">Examples</a> </li>
    92                 <li> <a href="testimonials.shtml">Testimonials</a> </li>
    93                 <li> <a href="bugreporting.shtml">Bug reporting</a> </li>
     91                <li>
     92                  <a href="faq.shtml">Frequently Asked Questions</a>
     93                </li>
     94                <li>
     95                  <a href="https://abcl-dev.blogspot.com/">abcl-dev on blogspot</a>
     96                </li>
     97                <li>
     98                  <a href="https://twitter.com/armedbear">@armedbear</a> on Twitter.
     99                </li>
     100                <li>
     101                  Introduction: <a href="doc/abcl-install-with-java.html">building &amp; running</a>
     102                </li>
     103                <li>
     104                  <a href="doc/abcl-user.html">Documentation</a>
     105                </li>
     106                <li>
     107                  <a href="https://abcl.org/svn/trunk/abcl/examples">Examples</a>
     108                </li>
     109                <li>
     110                  <a href="testimonials.shtml">Testimonials</a>
     111                </li>
     112                <li>
     113                  <a href="bugreporting.shtml">Bug reporting</a>
     114                </li>
    94115              </ul>
    95116            </td>
    96117            <td>
    97118              <ul>
    98                 <li> <a href="https://mailman.common-lisp.net/pipermail/armedbear-devel/">Mailing list</a></li>
    99                 <li> <a href="faq.shtml#repository">Source repository</a> </li>
    100                 <li> <a href="https://abcl.org/trac/wiki/TitleIndex">Technical wiki</a> </li>
    101                 <li> <a href="https://abcl.org/trac/report/1">Bug tracker</a> </li>
    102                 <li> <a href="contributing.shtml">Contributing</a> </li>
     119                <li>
     120                  Freenode IRC <a href="https://irclog.tymoon.eu/freenode/%23abcl">#abcl</a>
     121                </li>
     122                <li>
     123                  <a href="https://mailman.common-lisp.net/pipermail/armedbear-devel/">Mailing list</a>
     124                </li>
     125                <li>
     126                  <a href="faq.shtml#repository">Source code</a>
     127                </li>
     128                <li>
     129                  <a href="https://abcl.org/trac/wiki/TitleIndex">Technical wiki</a>
     130                </li>
     131                <li>
     132                  Open issues [ <a href="https://abcl.org/trac/report/1">Trac</a>
     133                  | <a href="https://github.com/armedbear/abcl/issues">Github</a> ]
     134                </li>
     135                <li>
     136                  <a href="contributing.shtml">Contributing</a>
     137                </li>
    103138              </ul>
    104139            </td>
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