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<h1><img src="lonIcons/lonlogos.gif" alt="Small LON-CAPA logo"
     align="right" />About the
Learning<i>Online</i> Network with CAPA
(<a href="http://www.lon-capa.org/">LON-CAPA</a>)</h1>
<p>VERSION: <!-- VERSION --></p>
<p><font size="+2">Copyright Michigan State University Board of
Trustees</font></p>

<p>&nbsp;</p>

<pre>
    The LearningOnline Network with CAPA (LON-CAPA)
    is <a href="http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html">free software</a>; you can redistribute it and/or modify
    it under the terms of the <a href="gpl.txt">GNU General Public License</a> as published by
    the <a href="http://www.gnu.org/">Free Software Foundation</a>; either version 2 of the License, or
    (at your option) any later version.

    LON-CAPA is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
    GNU General Public License for more details.

    You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
    along with LON-CAPA; if not, write to the Free Software
    Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
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<h3>Included libraries and packages covered by GNU General or other
Public Licenses</h3>

<ul>
<li>Powered by Linux.</li>
<li>Powered by Apache.</li>
<li>Powered by mod_perl.</li>
<li>Using MySQL.</li>
<li>Using LaTeX.</li>
<li>Using CPAN.</li>
<li>Using MAXIMA.</li>
<li>Using Dragmath.</li>
<li>Using CKeditor.</li>
<li>Using CodeMirror.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Included library packages not covered by the GNU General Public
License</h3>

<p>
<img src="lonIcons/tth.gif" align="right" alt="TtH logo" />
<a href="http://hutchinson.belmont.ma.us/tth/tthfunc.html">TtHfunc</a>
and TtMfunc by <a href="mailto:tth@hutchinson.belmont.ma.us">Ian
Hutchinson</a>. TtHfunc and TtMfunc (the "Code") may be compiled and
linked into binary executable programs or libraries distributed by
the Michigan State University (the "Licensee"), but any binaries so
distributed are hereby licensed only for use in the context of a
program or computational system for which the Licensee is the primary
author or distributor, and which performs substantial additional
tasks beyond the translation of (La)TeX into HTML. The C source of
the Code may not be distributed by the Licensee to any other parties
under any circumstances.</p>

<p>The
<a href="http://tango.freedesktop.org/Tango_Icon_Library">Tango icons</a> are covered by the <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/">Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license</a>. 
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<h3>History</h3>

<p>Based on the CAPA and Lecture<i>Online</i> software systems developed at 
Michigan State University.</p>

<p><img src="lonIcons/capapanel.gif" width="156" height="100" align="bottom" 
    alt="CAPA logo" />
<img src="lonIcons/lolpanel.gif" width="121" height="100" align="bottom" 
 alt="LectureOnline logo" />
</p>

<h3><img src="lonDomLogos/msu.gif"
align="right" alt="Michigan State University logo" />Support</h3>

<p>Development of LON-CAPA is sponsored by Michigan State
University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Simon Fraser University.</p>

<p>
Additional support by the National Science Foundation under
<a href="https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/servlet/showaward?award=0085921">NSF
ITR 85921</a>. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or
recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s)
and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science
Foundation.</p>

<p>Contributing support by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.</p>

<h3>Code Contributors to Date</h3>

<p>Guy Albertelli II, Guy Askenazi, Ray Batchelor,
Richard Banghart, Felicia Berryman, Stefan Bisitz, Jeremy Bowers, Stefan Dr&ouml;schler, Phil Fazio, Ron Fox,
Robin Goltermann, Damien Guillaume, Matthew Hall, Harsha Jagasia, Gerd Kortemeyer,
James Laverty, Carl Lira, 
Mark Lucas, Robert McQueen, Behrouz Minaei-Bidgoli, Corey Musolff,
Hon-Kie Ng, Stuart Raeburn, Peter Riegler,
Alexander Sakharuk, Jason Stredwick,
Martin Siegert, Joshua Tacey, Arne Tempelhof, Yihjia Tsai, Benjamin Tyszka, Angela VanDuinen, Suzanne Webb, Juliane Wenzel, Jay-Lynn Williams, 
and others.</p>

<h3>Translations By</h3>
<ul>
   <li>Arabic: Behrouz Minaei-Bidgoli</li>
   <li>Chinese:Yunfeng Zhu</li>
   <li>French: Chaden Djalali</li>
   <li>German: Stefan Bisitz, Gerd Kortemeyer </li>
   <li>Japanese: Minoru Akiyama </li>
   <li>Persian: Behrouz Minaei-Bidgoli </li> 
   <li>Portugese: Ricardo Kulzer, Emerson Cruz</li>
   <li>Russian: Alexander Sakharuk</li>
   <li>Spanish: Ruben Martin Diez, Juan Eduardo Ramirez</li>
   <li>Turkish: Gunay Bayrak</li>
</ul>
   
<h3>Additional Contributors</h3>

<p>Wolfgang Bauer, Walt Benenson, Ed Kashy, Jim Linnemann.</p>

<p>
<a href="http://www.smete.org/">
<img src="lonIcons/SMETE_white.gif" border="0"
 align="bottom" alt="SMETE logo" /></a>
<a href="http://www.nsdl.org/">
<img src="lonDomLogos/nsdl.gif" border="0"
 align="bottom" alt="NSDL logo" /></a></p>

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