GNU parallel is a shell tool for executing jobs in parallel locally or using remote computers. A job is typically a single command or a small script that has to be run for each of the lines in the input. The typical input is a list of files, a list of hosts, a list of users, a list of URLs, or a list of tables. If you use xargs today you will find GNU parallel very easy to use, as GNU parallel is written to have the same options as xargs. If you write loops in shell, you will find GNU parallel may be able to replace most of the loops and make them run faster by running several jobs in parallel. If you use ppss or pexec you will find GNU parallel will often make the command easier to read. GNU parallel makes sure output from the commands is the same output as you would get had you run the commands sequentially. This makes it possible to use output from GNU parallel as input for other programs.
mod_mocrify provides a handler to remove unnecessary whitespace from HTML pages before they are transmitted. It also is capable of making your HTML source virtually unreadable to human eyes by replacing all displayed characters with their ASCII code entity representation. All these modifications do not affect the layout in any way.
Parse Direct User Access Terminal mitigates information overload from aviation weather brief downloads. The USA Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Direct User Access Terminal (DUAT) standard, outlook, and abbreviated weather brief are broken into a hierarchy of files. Each file contains one METAR/NOTAM/PIREP/TAF/etc. Options allow input of HTML source or text, output of HTML or text, and a flat directory or multi-level directory. As separate files, NOTAMS/etc. scripts can quickly identify changed information, or prioritize for relevance. Parsing is lossless and the complete original text can be reconstructed using cpp(1).
rediff is a diff format converter (from unified to context or vice versa). This script takes a context or unified diff as input and produces a diff that would be created by diff program if it was run with the command-line options passed to this script. The -c, -u, -b, -w, -t options are supported. The "non-diff" (-r) option can be used to reverse the diff.
contraccions validates word contractions in the Catalan language. Word contractions in Catalan spelling are very complex and the function enclosed in this package allows a spellchecker to warn about wrong expressions and to suggest something to correct them. It returns a code to indicate the type of the error and the location of the error in the expression, and allows a spellchecker to perform incremental validation.