General Meeting/Minutes/2013-09-04

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  • Attendance: 7
  • Minutes of Aug meeting approved
  • Lead by Phil Odence

Business Team Report - Jack/Scott

  • Much of recent focus has been on LinuxCon. All organized for meetings at this point.
  • Team has recently started up a page to track adoption along 3 dimensions
  • Goals
    • The team is also working on laying out longer term goals, plans and metrics
  • Press Release
    • Phil is coordinating a press release to announce 1.2 at LinuxCon
    • Kate and Jack providing input to Phil; LF marketing resources helping to write/release

Legal Team Report - ScottL

  • Continuing to focus on creating marked up license templates
    • Discussion the use of general guidelines vs. license-specific markups.
    • We are relying on guidelines when possible, markups for cases not handled
    • Recent discussion on extra/optional language included at the end of some license
    • All this will be a topic for a joint tech/legal discussion at LinuxCon

Tech Team Report - Gary

  • Complete attention of the team has been on Spec 1.2
    • Should be released or very close by LinuxCon
    • Tech team will finish review Tuesday and will put the penultimate version out for broader input.
    • Tools will lag by a week.

Cross Functional Issues – Phil


  • Phil Odence, Black Duck
  • Gary O'Neall, Source Auditor
  • Mark Gisi, Wind River
  • Scott Sterling, Palamida
  • Scott Lamons, HP
  • Jack Manbeck, TI
  • Pierre Lapointe, nexB