Storyline for video introducing SPDX

Nuno Brito nuno.brito at triplecheck.de
Sun Nov 9 21:56:54 UTC 2014


Hi Jack,

Any news on this topic?

Would it be possible to proceed with an SPDX intro video?


With kind regards,
Nuno Brito

On 06-10-2014 16:55, Manbeck, Jack wrote:
> Nuno,
>
> Story line looks okay. I think the SPDX core team has some questions first though so please  hold off on the production until I can get them?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jack
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nuno Brito [mailto:nuno.brito at triplecheck.de]
> Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2014 11:17 AM
> To: Manbeck, Jack; Lamons, Scott (Open Source Program Office); Philip Odence; spdx-biz at lists.spdx.org
> Subject: Re: Storyline for video introducing SPDX
>
> Hello,
>
> Following the feedback you find below an updated version. A paragraph was added ("For example..") that mentions the connection between SPDX documents. What was mentioned by the designer this morning was that during the cartoon it is possible to show the SPDX documents connecting to each other, conveying the notion they work/communicate between each other.
>
> What would you think of the current status?
>
>
> If we are ready, then next Wednesday I will place the storyline into
> production:
> ---------------
>
> Everyday, people around the world exchange software between each other.
>
> But too often, there is no detailed information about what is included inside the software. There is little information explaining which parts of the code are original, or which parts of the code came from other sources. More importantly, it gets difficult to explain in detail which licenses are applicable to this software.
>
> There is an effort to explain this kind of information, but each software developer writes it in his own manner, and this is sometimes not detailed enough. Or even worse, it forces others to then repeat the discovery of the licenses inside the software.
>
> To help solve this situation, the Linux Foundation proposes an open standard. It is called SPDX. With SPDX you can document the licenses that your software is using in a well-defined manner.
>
> For example, you can describe the set of licenses applicable to your software, and then describe the licenses related to the libraries that your software is using.
>
> This way, you're making sure that the licensing information about your software is transparent, non-ambiguous and re-usable. You can think on SPDX as an HTML kind of standard, focused on software licenses.
>
> Why not giving it a try?
>
> To know more details, take a look on our website at www.spdx.org and let us know if you have any further questions.
>
> ---------------
>
> With kind regards,
> Nuno Brito
>
> On 30-09-2014 23:11, Nuno Brito wrote:
>> Hi Jack,
>>
>> Thanks, now I understand better. I will try some variations and then
>> post here to see if it works. On the last storyline we're ok with time
>> (was around 60 seconds), so we have room to experiment.
>>
>>
>> With kind regards,
>> Nuno Brito
>>
>>
>> On 30-09-2014 22:41, Manbeck, Jack wrote:
>>> Hi Nuno,
>>>
>>> I was thinking out loud. SPDX 2.0 gives you the ability to relate one
>>> spdx document to another so you can say things like this binary was
>>> built from these packages. I like the message you have now  as its
>>> short and to the point. I don't think we need to add anything. Its
>>> covered.
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Jack
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Nuno Brito [mailto:nuno.brito at triplecheck.de]
>>> Sent: Monday, September 29, 2014 3:35 AM
>>> To: Manbeck, Jack; Lamons, Scott (Open Source Program Office); Philip
>>> Odence; spdx-biz at lists.spdx.org
>>> Subject: Re: Storyline for video introducing SPDX
>>>
>>> Hi Jack,
>>>
>>> Which specific features from 2.0 would we have as particularly
>>> relevant to mention?
>>>
>>> With kind regards,
>>> Nuno Brito
>>>
>>>
>>> On 26-09-2014 20:43, Manbeck, Jack wrote:
>>>> I'm wondering if we should slant some of the story line towards
>>>> features in 2.0 since its release is somewhat imminent?
>>>>
>>>> Jack
>>>>
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