The source code for the library can be obtained in different ways, by copying it from a friend, purchasing it on CDROM or downloading it from the internet. A list of public ftp servers which carry the source code can be found on the development website,
The preferred platform for the library is a GNU system, which allows it to take advantage of additional features. The library is portable and compiles on most Unix platforms. It is also available for Microsoft Windows. Precompiled versions of the library can be purchased from commercial redistributors listed on the website.
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