15.8. Cylc README File

# The Cylc Workflow Engine

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Cylc (“silk”) orchestrates complex distributed suites of interdependent cycling
(or non-cycling) tasks. It was originally designed to automate environmental
forecasting systems at [NIWA](https://www.niwa.co.nz). Cylc is a general
workflow engine, however; it is not specialized to forecasting in any way.

[Quick Installation](INSTALL.md) |
[Web Site](https://cylc.github.io/) |
[Documentation](https://cylc.github.io/documentation) |

### Copyright and Terms of Use

Copyright (C) NIWA & British Crown (Met Office) & Contributors.
Cylc is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms
of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation,
either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
Cylc is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY
WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with
Cylc.  If not, see [GNU licenses](http://www.gnu.org/licenses/).

## Cylc Documentation
 * See [The Cylc Web Site](https://cylc.github.io/)

## Acknowledgement for non-Cylc Work

See [Acknowledgement for Non-Cylc Work](ACKNOWLEDGEMENT.md).