Revised SPDX TM License, and Draft Attribution Statements


Esteban Rockett <mgia3940@...>
 

All:

For discussion on today's "All Hands Call", below please find (i) a revised "SPDX TM License" draft and (ii) draft Attribution Statements.

Many thanks,

Rockett

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SPDX™ Trademark License (v2) (new text in underlined)

 

The “SPDX” and “Software Package Data Exchange” trademarks (collectively, “SPDX Trademarks”) are owned by the SPDX Workgroup, which is sponsored by the Linux Foundation (“LF”).  LF holds the SPDX Trademarks in trust for the SPDX Workgroup.  The SPDX Workgroup hereby grants you a royalty-free, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, world-wide license to use its SPDX Trademarks in connection with files containing software licensing information if you: (i) solely use the SPDX Trademarks in connection with files containing all of the SPDX “Mandatory Fields” as defined in the applicable version of the SPDX specification as published on www.spdx.org ("SPDX Specification"); (ii) solely uses the SPDX Trademarks in connection with files that do not utilize additional fields, unless such additional fields are (a) “Optional Fields” as defined in the applicable version of the SPDX Specification or (b) otherwise explicitly permitted in the applicable version of the SPDX Specification; (iii) recite the applicable SPDX Specification version in, or with, your use of any of the SPDX Trademarks; and (iv) fully comply with (a) the applicable version of the SPDX Specification and (b) the license (Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 Unported (also known as CC-BY-3.0)) under which each SPDX Specification is offered in its entirety.

 

This SPDX TM License shall automatically be revoked in perpetuity if you fail to comply with any of the above requirements.  A revoked SPDX TM License may only be restored by (i) you submitting a petition for restoration to the Legal Team of the SPDX Workgroup (“Legal Team”), (ii) attending any required meetings for inquiry in the circumstances, and (iii) a consensus of the Legal Team to restore your license.


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(ii) draft Attribution Statements.

New Section 1.7.2

1.7.2.1 The official copyright notice to be used with any verbatim reproduction and/or distribution of this SPDX Specification 1.0 is:

"Official SPDX Specification 1.0.  Copyright © 2010-2011 Linux Foundation and its Contributors.  Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 Unported.  All other rights are expressly reserved."

-- note, we should add the same to Section 2.1 to be embedded in compliant "SPDX files" --


1.7.2.2 The official copyright notice to be used with (i) any non-verbatim reproduction and/or distribution of this SPDX Specification, including without limitation any partial use or combining this SPDX Specification with another work, or (ii) any SPDX file which is not compliant with this SPDX Specification and SPDX Trademark License, is:

"This is not an official SPDX Specification or SPDX file.  Portions herein have been reproduced from SPDX Specification 1.0 found at www.spdx.com.  These portions are Copyright © 2010-2011 Linux Foundation and its Contributors, and are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 Unported by the Linux Foundation and its Contributors.  All other rights are expressly reserved by Linux Foundation and its Contributors."

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