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.

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 application carrier.

Lino site

An instance of a given Lino application running on a given server.

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 testing purposes.

production site

A Lino site that contains sensitive data owned by its site operator.

Lino server

A virtual or physical computer operated in order to run one or several Lino sites.

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.