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Apr 03, 2020 at 10:23 AM

CAP Runtime License?


Where can I find the runtime license for CAP applications?

I found the license for @sap/cap-cds npm package (see below) which does not forbid me to create and run applications created with CAP at other servers/platforms than those from SAP and/or in a completely NON-SAP environment.

E.g. I could create an application which uses the sqlite database, deploy it to an arbitrary webserver and use it commercially. Is that correct or where is another more detailed license?

Regards Helmut

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