SPDX May General Meeting Minutes

Philip Odence

General Meeting/Minutes/2016-05-05

  • Attendance: 9
  • Lead by Phil Odence
  • Minutes of April meeting approved

Tech Team Report - Kate/Gary[edit]

  • Spec
    • Getting to final stages
    • Collab Summit issues have been addressed
    • People working on the spec have reviewed
    • Then will go out for broader review in a couple weeks
    • Transitioning documentation to Git
  • 2.1 Tools
    • Tool dev is finding some inconsistencies in tool
      • e.g. No license, no assertion 

Outreach Team Report - Jack[edit]

  • Website
    • Still trying to finish off
    • Important call today

Legal Team Report - Jilayne/Paul[edit]

  • Special Call today
    • Working on XML files today
    • What review will look like
    • So work can be easily divided
  • License review tasks at hand-
    • 300 license need review (no more than 30 person-hours)
    • This is a rough look to make sure machine conversion hasn’t made obvious mistakes
    • Hoping to have done for next release of license list, end of Jun
    • Will make the call early in June.
  • Regular business of Legal Team
    • Some normal license approvals
    • Issue of Public Domain re-raised and discussed
      • Back burnered for future discussion
      • May involve a standard govt header

Cross Functional Topics - Phil[edit]

  • Google SoC
    • Will not participate this year
  • Uber Conf
    • Need to find how our account was originally created
    • Kate building new one
  • Guest stars
    • Sam Ellis, Dave Marr, one more in pipeline
  • OSI Meeting


  • Phil Odence, Black Duck
  • Kate Stewart, Linux Foundation
  • Jilayne Lovejoy, ARM
  • Mark Gisi, Wind River 
  • Jack Manbeck, TI
  • Scott Sterling, Palamida
  • Gary O’Neill, SourceAuditor 
  • Paul Madick, Dimension Data
  • Robin Gandhi, UNO