Minutes from July 12 SPDX General Meeting

Philip Odence

Attendance: 7

Technical Team Report - Kate

  • 2.0 work
    • Still working through use cases
  • 1.1 work
    • Still under revision but near completion
  • LinuxCon
    • Looks like there will be strong participation from the Tech Team in the Face to Face meeting at LinuxCon (Tues, Aug 28, afternoon, San Diego)

Legal Team Report - Jilayne

  • There will be light attendance at LinuxCon, so not anticipating having formal Legal Team meeting per se.
  • License list
    • Discussion continues
    • Suprisingly after all the recent discussion on the General Meerting list about expanding the list, no one has submitted any more licenses.
    • There is now available a spreadsheet template for requesting multiple licenses to be added.
  • There's interest in outreach to various FOSS communities about incorporating licenses, but little resource to do so.

Business Team Report - Scott/Jack

  • Solicited feedback on SPDX Mission and Vision statements. Some feedback incorporated. Both now ready for publishing on new website.
  • Discussions are going on between FOSSology team and Univ of Nebraska about incorporating SPDX output capability into FOSSology.

Cross Functional Issues – Phil

  • Panel discussion has been accepted for LinuxCon.
  • Website Update - No update
  • The Linux Foundation is exploring the possibility of providing some program management support for SPDX.


  • Phil Odence, Black Duck Software
  • Kate Stewart, Canonical
  • Michael Herzog, nexB
  • Scott Lamons, HP
  • Jilayne Lovejoy, OpenLogic
  • Gary O'Neall, SourceAuditor
  • Jason Buttura, Cisco

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