July General Meeting Minutes & IMPORTANT QUESTION

Philip Odence

Please reply (not Reply All) and let me know if you are attending or may be attending LinuxCon. 
We will have a ~half day face to face meeting, still zeroing in on Wed or Thursday, and want to make sure we have a sense for who will be there.

General Meeting/Minutes/2014-07-03

  • Attendance: 8
  • Lead by Phil Odence
  • Minutes of June meeting approved

Biz Team Report - Jack

  • Still working on University participation
  • Still working on white papers
  • Website
    • What would you like to do with SPDX today website
    • Help wanted section
    • Wiki Meeting minutes summary pages- will file bug report
    • No update on website statistics
  • Still need to pick a date for the face to face at LinuxCon

Legal Team Report - Jilayne

  • Based on 2.0 being release being pushed to LC Europe
    • Decided to do interim LL is release
    • 80 new licenses
  • Exceptions will wait for 2.0
  • Make splash on SPDX list
    • Exploring announcemtn about Fedora list harmonization
  • Paul has taken a pass 2.0 changes for Website

Tech Team Report - Kate (wrote in)

  • work continues on spec. Have resolved the file types, file usage portions
    • Can describe how a file is used (Static/dynamic)
    • And file type
  • decision made to not include the RDF vocabulary in the SPEC going forward, Gary was having issues regenerating it in form suitable for inclusion, and prefers to go with a different tool in future. Spec will be the master and refer to a static version, that will be on web site.
    • SPDX.org/RDFterms
    • Previously copied into appendix
    • So will just link to from spec, remove appendix
    • RDF terms and licenses pages can’t change.
    • Jack will create wikipage that has ground rules for changing the website.

Cross Functional Issues – Phil

  • Working with Apache
    • Gary developed a Maven plugin to auto-generate an SPDX file
    • Getting some help from ASF members, but not a lot of pull
    • Now looking to attached to another group within Maven


  • Phil Odence, Black Duck
  • Scott Sterling, Palamida
  • Jilanyne Lovejoy, ARM
  • Jack Manbeck, TI
  • Paul Madick, HP
  • Tom Incorvia, Microfocus
  • Gary O'Neall, Source Auditor
  • Pierre LaPonte, nexB 

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