Originating in the (sub)tropical paradise of Curitiba, Brasil, Conectiva Linux is a good way to import some sunny stuff (like strong crypto) onto your disk without worrying about silly restrictions. At first the distribution was only available in Portuguese and Spanish, but since we had to think about the people in Hawai, Florida and California too, an English-language release was made as well... You can see what we're doing in our free software projects page
This project has the following developers:
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!