General Meeting/Minutes/2011-06-30

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  • Attendance: 12
  • Minutes for 20110616 approved

Technical Team Report - Kate

  • Tools- some issues have arisen in beta, but are being rapidly resolved
  • New spec and tool versions due next week
  • FAQs need work- all pls review

Business Team Report - Kim

  • Extended biz meeting on July 7 to focus on beta fb and website. All invited
    • Aim is to ID only showstopper items
  • GA Launch:
    • Stake in ground for mid-August
    • Press release- to include endorsements
    • Phil has speaking slot, JimZ should mention in Keynote, Table/Booth of some sort

Legal Team Report - Rockett

  • Maximizing adoption is the filter for all decisions
  • Key current issue: Creator/Reviewer fields
    • Some Member Counsel are concerned about having files wrongly attributed to companies
    • Team is working to understand and address concerns
    • But don't want to casually drop fields that may be valuable to others
  • Question about rules for resolving- Concensus is ideal

Cross Functional Issues – Discussion

  • Approach to convergence on V1.0
    • Still open legal/biz issues.
    • Driving for resolution by end of July
    • Identify showstoppers in beta meeting and ID owners to sheppard resolution of each
    • Clean up spec and finaliz by 8/12, prior to 8/17 launch
  • Website
    • Shifted from mockups to mindmap
    • To be presented at meeting on 7th
    • Volunteers needed for sandbox
  • BOM formats MichaelH
    • Real BOMs can be very complex with unlimited depth and width
    • Hierarchy is key
    • There are two well-known existing models
      • ERP BOM data model
      • PDX - Product Data Exchange
    • We don't need to deal with today, but need to consider in the future
    • Michael posting

Open Action Items

  • MartinM- Report back on # of people on respective mailing lists. ONGOING
  • Kim -- share Biz Team proposed process for adding licenses to SPDX list more broadly
  • Michael H. -- Posting BOM info
  • Kim- Creating FAQ strucdture and handing out pieces for review, cleanup, additions


  • Phil Odence, Black Duck Software
  • Kirsten Newcomer, Black Duck Software
  • Kim Weins, OpenLogic
  • Peter Williams, OpenLogic
  • Gary O'Neall, Source Auditor
  • Martin Michlmayr, HP
  • Kate Stewart, Canonical
  • Brandon Robinson, Cisco
  • Tom Incorvia, Microfocus
  • Pierre LaPonte, nexB
  • Jilayne Lovejoy, OpenLogic
  • Esteban Rockett, Motorola
  • Michael Herzog, nexB