Minutes of Nov SPDX General Meeting

Philip Odence




General Meeting/Minutes/2017-11-02

General Meeting‎ | Minutes

  • Attendance: 5
  • Lead by Phil Odence
  • Minutes of Oct meeting approved 



Tech Team Report - Kate[edit]

  • Focus on new license list
    • Getting ready
    • Adding FSF Libre field
    • Trevor extending to an API, if they want to push changes, or we can pull
  • Prague
    • Sessions
      • MarkG demoed Hyperledger with SPDX 
      • Thomas Steenbergen announced open source review tool
      • Michael Jaeger showed a new tools as well
      • Source D showed machine learning in license recognition
    • Kate talked about LF tools
      • Kate did a talk on automating license compliance
      • She also participated in FOSSology training with a basic SPDX presentation
      • Lots of Developer representation
    • SPDX tagging seems to be getting traction with developers
  • Upcoming talks at the Open Compliance Summit in Yokahama
    • Several will touch on SPDX

Legal Team Report - Paul[edit]

  • XML project continues well
  • Still discussions on “or later” issue
    • On hold for the moment as Jilayne is out

Outreach Team Report[edit]

  • Jack still working on testing tools



  • Phil Odence, Black Duck
  • Kate Stewart, Linux Foundation
  • Paul Madick, Dimension Data
  • Mike Dolan, Linux Foundation
  • Bradlee Edmondson, Harvard



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