rtfx converts RTF files into a generic XML format. It focuses on keeping metadata such as style names rather than every bit of formatting. This makes it handy for converting RTF documents into a custom XML format (using XSL or an additional processing step). It used to be called 'rtfm', but was changed due to a naming conflict.
RRDBot is an SNMP polling daemon which writes the polled values to an RRD database. It can poll many different SNMP sources in an efficient manner. The configuration is stored in text files. RRDBot also contains tools to simplify the creation of RRD files and the various archives contained in them.
slapi-dnsnotify is a plugin for OpenLDAP or other LDAP servers. It watches for changes in the serial number of a DNS zone stored in the LDAP server, and notifies DNS slave servers to refresh their copy of the zone. It can also increment the serial number of a zone whenever changes in that zone are made.
Re: garbage in response
> Indeed, using HTTP/1.1 I get the extra
> characters as well. I'll look
> into it, please stick to HTTP/1.0 for
> the meantime.
That looks a lot like HTTP/1.1 chunked encoding or keep-alives. It lists the number of bytes to read in the next chunk before the content. They're not junk chars.