Frequently Asked Questions - 2.0
Yes. IBANs are very long, bank account numbers. LedgerSMB has no problems storing, retrieving and using these without any issue.
Yes. SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) requires support for very long bank account numbers (IBANs or International Bank Account Numbers). LedgerSMB can store and use these numbers without problems.
Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language. Perl was originally developed by Larry Wall in 1987 [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perl ]
Perl 5 is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language with over 24 years of development.
The Bernard Chan Perl Tutorial
In general: no.
It works, but interferes with troubleshooting and running side-by-side versions: It works fine but it makes support harder :-)
To undo installation in /usr/local, delete /usr/local/share/perl/5.XX.X/LedgerSMB and move the .pl files that belong to LedgerSMB and LedgerSMB.pm in /usr/local/share/perl/5.XX.XX/ another directory.
Yes, its Open source. The tools we use (Perl, PostsgreSQL, Apache ++) is also Open source.
Open source means that the source code of the software is available for free to everyone and you can modify the code and distribute it yourself. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_source
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