Real-Time Control Systems Library contains a mix of software found to be useful in the development of real-time control systems at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. It includes the Neutral Messaging Language (NML), which is used for simple configurable communications for both Java and C++ applications on a variety of operating systems. It also includes classes for converting between various coordinate systems (collectively called posemath), some XML parsing and generating tools, an .ini file reader, a timer interface, and more.
"Stupid Simple VPN" is a virtual private networking program contained as source in a 7.0KB tarball. It does not daemonize, and is intended to create a temporary VPN for emergency circumstances when you "just need a pipe" without the hassle of authentication, keys, encryption, and compression. It runs on OS X using the tuntaposx driver and Linux 2.6 using the native tuntap driver.
Why a milter archiver? If you are required to also log source and destination IPs and BCCs (additional rcpt to's not in a CC field communicated at the SMTP protocol level), then the only option is do this in the MTA, or in a milter application that has hooks in the MTA process (which is exactly why milter was invented). It uses a simple regex file that can be used with several *source target-mailbox rules to define what gets mirrored where. The archiver tries to be as quiet as possible. The possible methods to archive are SMTP, sendmail inject / Postfix inject, IMAP delivery, and milter-add recipient. It was build as a replacement for a Postfix BCC setup: (sender_bcc_maps = regexp:/etc/postfix/archive; recipient_bcc_maps = regexp:/etc/postfix/archive).
JobRunner is a tool designed to run a job (i.e., to execute a commandline or script) which does not require user interaction, and to store the program's output (standard error and standard out) in an easy-to-read log file. It is able to save a configuration file of the job to be run, which can be used by JobRunner_Caller as a lightweight queueing system. See the Primer included in the archive for extra details on usage examples.
Steel Bank Common Lisp is a development environment for Common Lisp, with excellent support for the ANSI standard: garbage collection, lexical closures, powerful macros, strong dynamic typing, incremental compilation, and the famous Common Lisp Object System (multimethods and all). It also includes many extensions, such as native threads, socket support, a statistical profiler, programmable streams, and more. These are all available through an integrated, interactive native compiler which feels like an interpreter. SBCL is unique in being a multiplatform native compiler which bootstraps itself completely from source, using a C compiler and any other ANSI Common Lisp implementation.
Moosic is a music player that focuses on easy playlist management. It consists of a server process that maintains a queue of music files to play and a client program which sends commands to the server. The server continually runs through its playlist, popping items off the top of the list and playing each with an external program. The client is a simple command-line utility which allows you to perform powerful operations upon the server's queue, including the addition of whole directory trees, automatic shuffling, and item removal according to regular expressions. The server comes configured to play MP3, Ogg, MIDI, MOD, and WAV files.
geo-* is a set of tools for geocaching, including tools for accessing the www.geocaching.com, opencaching.com, opencaching.us, and navicache.com websites, tools for geocoding addresses and creating maps, and tools for manipulating Mapopolis place guide data. The focus of these tools is to provide a command line driven environment.
Werc is a minimalistic RESTful Web application framework and content management system. It follows the Unix "tool philosophy" and it is designed to be fast, simple, convenient, and easily extensible. It handles both small and big sites and has a flexible system for user and group permissions. All data is stored in plain text files that can be easily manipulated with standard tools, without using any databases or other external dependencies. Existing applications include a blogging engine with RSS/Atom feeds, a wiki system that can easily integrate pre-existing documents (can be enabled for any directory tree), and others.
LIME is a dynamic programming language with a LISP-like syntax. It features partial function application, eager and lazy evaluation, call-by-value and call-by-reference, macros, reading/writing LIME code as data, a standard library including infinite streams, and an interactive mode with auto-indentation.