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GPL (General Public License)

The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL) is a licence with a copyleft for the licencing of free software published by the Free Software Foundation. An example of free software is bitfarm-Archiv Document Management, the Open Source DMS with many functions.

Free software

The term “free software” is to be understood as the freedom

  • to run the software for any benefit (also commercially) without restriction.
  • to study the way the software works and to adapt it for personal requirements.
  • to spread of the software.
  • to change the software and publish the software's new version.

Access to the software's source code is a prerequisite to studying, adapting and changing the software.

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