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About: MUSCLE (Multi User Server Client Linking Environment) is a messaging server and networking API. The included server program ("muscled") lets its clients message each other, and/or store information in its serverside hierarchical database.

README  (muscle7.61):README  (muscle7.62)
ZLIB DATA COMPRESSION LIBRARY ZLIB DATA COMPRESSION LIBRARY
zlib 1.2.8 is a general purpose data compression library. All the code is zlib 1.2.11 is a general purpose data compression library. All the code is
thread safe. The data format used by the zlib library is described by RFCs thread safe. The data format used by the zlib library is described by RFCs
(Request for Comments) 1950 to 1952 in the files (Request for Comments) 1950 to 1952 in the files
http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1950 (zlib format), rfc1951 (deflate format) and http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1950 (zlib format), rfc1951 (deflate format) and
rfc1952 (gzip format). rfc1952 (gzip format).
All functions of the compression library are documented in the file zlib.h All functions of the compression library are documented in the file zlib.h
(volunteer to write man pages welcome, contact zlib@gzip.org). A usage example (volunteer to write man pages welcome, contact zlib@gzip.org). A usage example
of the library is given in the file test/example.c which also tests that of the library is given in the file test/example.c which also tests that
the library is working correctly. Another example is given in the file the library is working correctly. Another example is given in the file
test/minigzip.c. The compression library itself is composed of all source test/minigzip.c. The compression library itself is composed of all source
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http://zlib.net/ . Before reporting a problem, please check this site to http://zlib.net/ . Before reporting a problem, please check this site to
verify that you have the latest version of zlib; otherwise get the latest verify that you have the latest version of zlib; otherwise get the latest
version and check whether the problem still exists or not. version and check whether the problem still exists or not.
PLEASE read the zlib FAQ http://zlib.net/zlib_faq.html before asking for help. PLEASE read the zlib FAQ http://zlib.net/zlib_faq.html before asking for help.
Mark Nelson <markn@ieee.org> wrote an article about zlib for the Jan. 1997 Mark Nelson <markn@ieee.org> wrote an article about zlib for the Jan. 1997
issue of Dr. Dobb's Journal; a copy of the article is available at issue of Dr. Dobb's Journal; a copy of the article is available at
http://marknelson.us/1997/01/01/zlib-engine/ . http://marknelson.us/1997/01/01/zlib-engine/ .
The changes made in version 1.2.8 are documented in the file ChangeLog. The changes made in version 1.2.11 are documented in the file ChangeLog.
Unsupported third party contributions are provided in directory contrib/ . Unsupported third party contributions are provided in directory contrib/ .
zlib is available in Java using the java.util.zip package, documented at zlib is available in Java using the java.util.zip package, documented at
http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/Programming/compression/ . http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/Programming/compression/ .
A Perl interface to zlib written by Paul Marquess <pmqs@cpan.org> is available A Perl interface to zlib written by Paul Marquess <pmqs@cpan.org> is available
at CPAN (Comprehensive Perl Archive Network) sites, including at CPAN (Comprehensive Perl Archive Network) sites, including
http://search.cpan.org/~pmqs/IO-Compress-Zlib/ . http://search.cpan.org/~pmqs/IO-Compress-Zlib/ .
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Acknowledgments: Acknowledgments:
The deflate format used by zlib was defined by Phil Katz. The deflate and The deflate format used by zlib was defined by Phil Katz. The deflate and
zlib specifications were written by L. Peter Deutsch. Thanks to all the zlib specifications were written by L. Peter Deutsch. Thanks to all the
people who reported problems and suggested various improvements in zlib; they people who reported problems and suggested various improvements in zlib; they
are too numerous to cite here. are too numerous to cite here.
Copyright notice: Copyright notice:
(C) 1995-2013 Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler (C) 1995-2017 Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler
This software is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied This software is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied
warranty. In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages warranty. In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages
arising from the use of this software. arising from the use of this software.
Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose, Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose,
including commercial applications, and to alter it and redistribute it including commercial applications, and to alter it and redistribute it
freely, subject to the following restrictions: freely, subject to the following restrictions:
1. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must not 1. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must not
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