Re: Past and current License List releases (was: 3.1 release)

Gary O'Neall

I have attempted to replicate the email conversation into a github issue:

Feel free to clarify or add any comments to the issue.

I probably won't have time to get this working before 3.1, but I should be able to get to it within the next few weeks.


-----Original Message-----
From: spdx-legal-bounces@... <spdx-legal-
bounces@...> On Behalf Of W. Trevor King
Sent: Monday, March 26, 2018 11:01 AM
To: Mark D. Baushke <mdb@...>
Cc: 'SPDX-legal' <spdx-legal@...>
Subject: Past and current License List releases (was: 3.1 release)

On Mon, Mar 26, 2018 at 06:10:06AM -0700, Mark D. Baushke wrote:
An alternative would be to use an ISO 8601 to express time.

Version: 3.0 published on 2017-12-28

Version: 3.0 of 2017-12-28
+1 to using ISO dates.

It would also be nice to be able to link to [1] in a way that will survive 3.1
getting cut.

About the URL template itself, I'd rather not repeat “archive”, and “archive”
no longer feels quite right once you have an entry for the current release. I
also think the /licenses/ prefix already covers “ll” (which I'm guessing is for
“License List”). Wouldn't it be sufficient to use:

or at most:



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