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2. Obtaining GAP

2.5: Can I obtain the algorithm and/or code for some function of GAP?

The brief answer is: "Yes, GAP is open source."

You can use tools such as 'grep' to search for the code.

But also the answer to FAQ 2.6, following a talk 'Finding your way through the GAP Library' by Alexander Hulpke at a Summer School at Linz in 1999, may be helpful.