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pike.git/ANNOUNCE:1: - PIKE 7.8 ANNOUNCEMENT + PIKE 8.0 ANNOUNCEMENT      Pike is an interpreted, object-oriented programming language with a   syntax reminiscent of C and Java, and freely available and distributable   under the GNU General Public License (GPL).      Pike is just as suitable for intricate and large applications as for   creating use-once scripts. When needed, you can also write   Pike modules in C, to gain better performance or access C   libraries. This is transparent to the module's users; the modules   written in C and those written in Pike are accessed in exactly the
pike.git/ANNOUNCE:30:    + Exception Handling    + Multi-Threaded Application Development Possible    + Easy-to-Learn C-like Syntax      The standard Pike distribution comes with a number of modules for   various useful purposes. Among these are:       + Image processing with support for several graphic file    formats (such as JPEG, GIF, PNG, Photoshop and Gimp), and    numerous image manipulation functions -  + Cryptographic functions, including SSL support +  + Cryptographic functions, including SSL/TLS support    + Database interface to several common SQL databases,    including MySQL, ODBC and Oracle    + Embedding interfaces for Java and Perl      Some other modules include support for OpenGL, Gz, Gdbm, GTK, XML,   DVB and SDL.