General Meeting/Minutes/2020-05-07

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  • Attendance: 19
  • Lead by Phil Odence
  • Minutes of April meeting

Presentation - SPDX 2.2 Overview, Kate

Tech Team Report - Kate / Gary

  • Spec
    • See above
  • Tools
    • Just released java tools updating to 2.2
      • Will be separate tool for new formats and will be migrating that way in the next month or two
      • Leaner, faster, more modern
      • Python libs support new JSON today
    • Maintaining full forward/backward compatibility
  • GSoC
    • Students will be joining
    • They are getting oriented now
    • Will start coding in a month

Legal Team Report - Jilayne/Paul/Steve

  • License List
    • Release postponed to Mid-May so as not to clash with 2.2
    • Another week of work on tagging remaining requests

Outreach Team Report - Jack

  • Twitter
    • @SPDXTeam is now a Twitter handle

Cross Functional - Steve

  • Website
    • Existing website is on Drupal
    • All LF stuff moving to Wordpress
      • Some issues with auto generated pages on Wordpress
      • Critical to maintain URLs
      • Solution- License and RDF will stay at their current locations
      • New site will be
        • Full redirects will be in place
        • So no issues for users with migration
      • Contents has been largely maintained
        • Some cleanup of formatting and organization
      • Plan to improve content over time.


  • Phil Odence, Black Duck/Synopsys
  • Mark Atwood, Amazon
  • Steve Winslow, LF
  • Kate Stewart, Linux Foundation
  • Alexios Zavras, Intel
  • David Wheeler, Linux Foundation
  • Gary O’Neall, SourceAuditor
  • Matthew Crawford, ARM
  • Jack Manbeck, TI
  • Bradlee Edmondson, Harvard
  • Hal Hearst, Synopsys
  • Anisha Srivastava, Student
  • Takashi Ninjouji, Toshiba
  • Paul Madick
  • Brad Goldring, GTC Law
  • William Bartholomew, GitHub
  • Jilayne Lovejoy, Canonical
  • Matije Suklje, Liferay
  • Philippe Ombrédanne- nexB