About LinoΒΆ

Lino framework

The Lino framework is the collection of tools and approaches published and documented at www.lino-framework.org under a free software license, which can be used by any developer as a toolkit for developing Lino applications.

The Lino framework as a software product is governed by the framework carrier.

Framework carrier

The framework carrier is the juridical person who governs the Lino framework. This role is assumed de facto by Rumma & Ko Ltd as long as no other juridical person takes over this responsibility.

Lino application

A Lino application is a software product developed using the Lino framework that has a given set of functionalities, that can be recognized by its end users and which is governed and maintained by its application carrier.

Lino site

A Lino site is an instance of a given Lino application running on a given server and operated by its operator.

Every Lino site has a web front end under a domain or subdomain name, a set of local settings and configuration files, and usually its own database. Several sites can share a same database in order to provide different front ends.

Lino server

A Lino server is a virtual or physical computer operated by a server operator in order to run one or several Lino sites.