About FreediveCanada

This web site is created, hosted and managed using only free, open source software. The following pieces of software have contributed a great deal to the success of this site and have made it a pleasure to manage.

Free Software for Freediving!

Site Creation
Written with Emacs A very powerful text editor with syntax highlighting
Graphics by Gimp Used to create all web graphics and process all photographs
Site Hosting
Powered by Apache The most popular web server in the world
Powered by MySQL Holds the Competition Database and the 'Pic of the Week' archive
Powered by Perl Scripts written in Perl format data from the MySQL database into web pages containing competition results, rankings and personal statistics. Other Perl scripts drive the 'Pic of the Week' feature and the site's search engine.
Site Management
CVS Logo Tracks changes to each file on this site
Valid HTML 4.01! A free online service to validate web pages.

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Updated 16 July 2002
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