Dear all we are facing a very difficult issue: How to identify uniquely Software.
In Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) we would like to link all our databases on SW (FOSS SW, proprietary SW, FOSS SW coming in proprietary solutions, FOSS coming from outsourcing contracts, …) The goal is to automate a lot of things: royalty tracking, producing documentations on FOSS respecting the license obligations automatically, knowing which ALU product is using what SW, automatically connecting with tools such as Blackduck protex or Palamida or any others of their competitors, …………………………………………….
The major issue is SW unique identification: Today we have the following:
I know that SPDX is not perhaps the best place to discuss this issue, but I would like to engage a discussion on this topic
So my question here is: do you have similar concerns in your companies, and what can we do to solve this issue (should we create a group on this?)
Software Coordination Manager, N&P IS/IT
Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
Tel +33 (0) 6 75 25 21 94
Alcatel-Lucent International, Centre de Villarceaux
Route De Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France