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A forum is a communication tool that community members can use to create forum topics and comment on them. Any member of a community can create a forum topic and comment on them. The community facilitator has the authority to remove unwanted...

Some license agreements grant considerably more rights than most End User Licence Agreements (EULA) provide. A free software license grants the right to modify and redistribute the licensed software, both of which would ordinarily be forbidden by...

Any member of a community can bring a page on Joinup to the attention of the community by highlighting this page within the community. When a user highlights a page within his or her community it becomes visible to other community members in...

i2010 is the European Commission's strategic policy framework laying out broad policy guidelines for the information society and the media in the years up to 2010.

IDABC was a programme run by the European Commission. IDABC that stands for “Interoperable Delivery of European eGovernment Services to public Administrations, Businesses and Citizens”. It uses the opportunities offered by information and...

The intellectual property rights (IPR) covers almost all creations of the mind, which covers artistic work, literature, inventions, fine arts and – most importantly for the platform – computer programs (software). The IPR in the...

Interoperability is defined by the European Interoperability Framework (EIF) within the context of European public service delivery (e-Government) as ‘ability of disparate and diverse organisations to interact towards mutually beneficial and...

This term refers to resources that support the exchange of data in distributed information systems. The term summarizes resources needed to support content interoperability, in particular Syntactic and Semantic Assets. SEMIC.EU will provide...

ISA is a programme launched by the European Commission to improve electronic cooperation among public administrations in EU Member States. This programme — known as ISA for "Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations" —...

An issue is a term used to cover any concern, query, request for change, suggestion or off-specification raised within a development project of open-source software (OSS) or semantic interoperability assets. Any user of the platform can submit an...