Re: SPDX Agenda/Minutes


From the minutes:

Our implicit path had tied a fixed license list of licenses to the
spec rev, but JohnE put forth an impassioned argument as to why they
should be decouples...

I throw my support behind JohnE proposal. It addresses many of the
issues I have discussed before.


(hopefully I can make wake up in time for the meeting, but it is tough
to only have 5 hrs of sleep :)

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 11:24 AM, Philip Odence
<podence@...> wrote:
Per discussion late meeting, agendas will be going out in bodies of emails
and minutes will go out as links to archive at
I'll strive to get minutes out a week in advance, though I'm behind this
time. Here's where they are posted (note that Kate is still editing, so they
won't be final until tonight)
Meeting Time: Sept 9, 8am PDT / 10 am CDT / 11am EDT / 16:00 GMT

Conf call dial-in:
Conference code:  7812589502
Toll-free dial-in number (U.S. and Canada):  (877) 435-0230
International dial-in number: (253) 336-6732
For those dialing in from other regions, a list of toll free numbers can be
Note, we will be using a different URL for each meeting for purposes of
taking attendance. When you login please include your full name and company
name, so I can just copy/pate into minutes. THX.

Administrative Agenda

Approval of minutes
Outreach and evangelism:

Common Messaging/Presentation – PhilO

Industry Venues – PhilR

Website – PhilO/Martin

Roll Out Plans - KimW/JohnE

Action Items
Note: Drafting related action items are embedded in
the Wiki.

• PhilO/Martin - Update on participation page where to join (suggestion was
to put link in text, not just at top, consider "I want to use the spec, vs.
I want to contribute to the spec" in navigation section.
• Kate- Transfer document (.pdf) back to WIKI.
• PhilO- Update standard presentation with LinuxCon2010 input
• Kate- Clean up the sharing analysis to what is accurate.
• Kate- Publish the current version number of the specification in brackets
behind reference
• Kim/PhilO- Add and element of 'What's in this for me?" to presentation
• JeffL (w/Bill/Gary- Update zlib based on new specification
• All- Look for new examples to add to site.
• PhilK- Explore possibility of LF hosting source for SPDX tools.
• Gary- Explore other possible hosting options
• PhilO- Start making minutes available via link.
• BillS- Start up RDF sub-group. Solicite members.

Technical Agenda

SPEC - current status and open areas - Kate
RDF focus group - current status - Bill
Tools - update from Gary, and others.

L. Philip Odence
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Black Duck Software, inc.
265 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 781.810.1819, Mobile: 781.258.9502
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