|From here, you can access all of the files published by the Generic
We maintain a list of platforms that Generic NQS has worked on over
the years, so that you can see whether your version of UNIX is supported
or not. It's impossible to keep this list right up to date, but it
should be a useful guide.
Click here for a list of available
Generic NQS is licensed under v2 of the GNU General Public
License. Further details can be found here.
Explanation Of The Version Numbers
Original releases of COSMIC NQS by NASA are numbered v1 and
v2. It is no longer known how many sub-versions of COSMIC NQS
All releases of Monsanto NQS up to v3.36 are numbered
v3.<release-number>. There are 36 releases of Monsanto
NQS, made by John Roman.
All releases of Monsanto NQS from v3.36 onwards are numbered
v3.<minor-release>.<patch-level>. There were two
minor releases (v3.36.x, and v3.37.x) made by Stuart Herbert.
All releases of Generic NQS from v3.40 onwards are numbered
v3.<minor-release>.<patch-level>. These are stable,
production-quality releases. Pre-production, or development
quality releases, are numbered
number> (e.g. 3.50.5-pre1).
All releases of Generic NQS v3.50.x, from v3.50.7 onwards, have
come from the GNQS_Stable source tree. Nightly snapshots
of the GNQS_Stable source tree are available from here.
A GNQS_Devel source tree also exists, where experimental
work is carried out. No releases have yet been made from the
GNQS_Devel tree. Nightly snapshots are available here.
Current Production Release
Production releases of Generic NQS are stable, robust
versions suitable for you to install and use on your computer
systems. Since v3.50.6, they have been restricted to bug fixes,
and functionality that has first been tested in the GNQS_Devel
The current production release of Generic NQS is always available
Current Pre-Production Release
Note: There isn't always a pre-production release.
This is especially true immediately after a new production release!
The current pre-production release of Generic NQS is always
available from here.
We keep online the source code to all versions of Generic NQS and
Monsanto-NQS released by Stuart Herbert.
The files archive can be found here.
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