SPDX General Meeting Reminder. Toda

Philip Odence

Sorry for the late reminder.


Meeting Time: Thurs, June 5, 8am PDT / 10 am CDT / 11am EDT / 15:00 UTC. http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

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Administrative Agenda
Approve Minutes- Attached below

Technical Team Report - Kate

Legal Team Report - Jilayne

Business Team Report – Jack

Cross Functional Issues – Phil

From: Phil Odence <podence@...>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2014 10:33:16 -0400
To: <spdx@...>
Subject: Minutes from May General Meeting

Next meeting is June 5 at the normal time. (11EDT)

General Meeting/Minutes/2014-05-01

  • Attendance: 9
  • Minutes of April meeting not yet complete/approved
  • Lead by Phil Odence

Tech Team Report - Kate

  • Following up on discussions from CollabSummit
    • Clarifying relationships between elements
    • Working big list
      • Includes features
      • Making sure everything designated for 2.0 is covered.
  • Still on track for LinuxCon

Biz Team Report - Jack (unable to attend, but provided written summary)

  • Focus on LinuxCon(s) and 2.0 Promotion
    • Aiming to support 2.0 announcement at LinuxCon NA
      • Phil/Jack and Gary/Jilayne submitting talks. Not sure of others.
    • Out reach through presentations, BoF, etc at LinuxCon Europe
  • Promoting 2 SPDX Reports to spdx.org
    • 2.0 Requirements Doc (Kirsten's)
    • Accessing the License List (Gary's)
  • Mikael will be presenting on SPDX at the GENIVI (automotive OSS community) All Members Meeting in Europe
  • Whitepapers are in process on automotive and embedded

Legal Team Report - Jilayne

  • License Expression Language went our for comment; a few received and incorporate, so it's final.
    • Templates and guidelines need to be updated to reflect
    • Exceptions list work is in process
    • In process of review spec to incorporate references to LL
  • Fedora list work continues and a special meeting is scheduled to target
  • Next License List release will be coincident with 2.0

Cross Functional Issues – Phil

  • Google Summer of Code
    • 4 project accepted
    • Phil working with Matt/Linux Foundation to promote via blogs
    • Biz team is updating the wiki and website with info (and a University participation section).


  • Phil Odence, Black Duck
  • Scott Sterling, Palamida
  • Kirsten Newcomer, Black Duck
  • Jilanyne Lovejoy, ARM
  • Mark Gisi, Wind River
  • Matt Germonprez, UNO
  • Jack Manbeck, TI
  • Kate Stewart, Lenaro
  • Paul Madick, HP