5.1.1.1.8 Procedures, commitment and funding to replace software when evaluation indicates the need to do so

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5.1.1.1.8 Procedures, commitment and funding to replace software when evaluation indicates the need to do so
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Requirement: The repository shall have procedures, commitment, and funding to replace software when evaluation indicates the need to do so.

All of the software that APTrust uses is open source and most of it custom developed by APTrust staff. The cost of replacing, updating or fixing software mostly pertains staff cost. No other funding is needed to purchases new software.

APTrust adheres to financial budgets that include complete funding for at least one year without any external income.

More information here Support and Maintenance#Software upgrades