- 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
The Lino framework as a software product is governed by the
- Lino application
A software product developed using the
Lino framework that has a given set of functionalities, that can be
recognized by its end users.
A Lino application is governed and maintained by its
- Lino site
An instance of a given Lino application running on a given
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.
- demo site
A Lino site that contains fictive data used for demonstration or
- production site
A Lino site that contains sensitive data owned by its site
- Lino server
A virtual or physical computer operated in order to run one or several
A Lino server is installed and maintained by a server operator,
either for themselves (self-hosting) or for a server provider who
sells this as a service to their customers.
- production server
A Lino server designed to host one or several production sites.
- demo server
A Lino server designed to host one or several of demo sites.
- Framework Carrier
The legal person that governs the Lino framework as a
software product. This role is assumed de facto by Rumma & Ko
Ltd as long as no other legal person takes over this responsibility.