SPDX July General Meeting Minutes

Phil Odence




General Meeting/Minutes/2018-07-11

< General Meeting‎ | Minutes

·         Attendance: 10

·         Lead by Phil Odence

·         Minutes of June meeting approved 



·         1 Guest Presentation, Online XML Editor- Tushar Mittal

·         2 Tech Team Report - Gary

·         3 Outreach Team Report - SteveW

·         4 Legal Team Report - Jilayne

·         5 Attendees

Guest Presentation, Online XML Editor- Tushar Mittal[edit]

·         XML Editor for Editing Licenses

·         For contributors to License List

·         Demo

·         User can 

·         upload flies, or

·         Specify one of the current licenses

·         Options

·         Text, Tree, Split View Editor

·         Text

·         Editor guides to sticking with SPDX license schema

·         Beautify cleans up XML nicely

·         Tree Editor

·         Operates on the same file

·         Easy way to modify attributes

·         Legal team is very enthusiastic about the tool

·         It will make their lives much easier.


Tech Team Report - Gary[edit]

·         GSoC

·         Good progress across the board

·         Tushar obviously has done some great work

·         Additionally upgrading Python libraries and work on build tools

·         Most calls focused on 2.2 list of potential enhancements and issues

·         Progress a little slow due to vacations

·         LinuxCon NA, Vancouver

·         There will be some tools work going on

·         Anyone interested should contact Gary or email the list


Outreach Team Report - SteveW[edit]

·         SPDX short form IDs has gone live

·         Includes guidelines for developers who want to add IDs to their files

·         https://spdx.org/ids

Legal Team Report - Jilayne[edit]

·         V3.2 of License List just released

·         Will be updating General Mailing list including stats on new licenses

·         Continuing to monitor pull requests

·         Today’s meeting will recap old/stale


·         Phil Odence, Black Duck/Synopsys

·         Tushar Mittal, GSoC Student

·         Gary O’Neall, SourceAuditor

·         Yash Nisar, GSoC Student

·         Dave Marr, Qualcomm

·         Steve Winslow, LF

·         Matthew Crawford, ARM

·         Mark Atwood, Amazon

·         Jilayne Lovejoy, ARM

·         Bradlee Edmondson, Harvard