General Meeting/Minutes/2015-10-01

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  • Attendance: 5
  • Lead by Phil Odence
  • Minutes of August meeting approved

searchcode presentation - Nuno Brito

  • Background
    • Has been working with SPDX for two years and it’s been a good experience
    • Hard to get engineers to use SPDX with out good examples for them to examine
    • seachdcode seemed to be a good solution
  • searchcode
    • Started by a developer in Austrailia
    • Seemed like a great place to make SPDX available
  • Questions / Discussions
    • Interest in having link from SPDX
    • Files seem to have some extra fields so won’t validate
      • Nuno is very open and suggests filing bugs
    • Adoption in Europe
      • Everyone that Nuno is working with is using SPDX
      • He’s found little resistance
      • Some people are more comfortable with tag value, but bigger projects are find with RDF
      • Still there is some difficulty for adoption.

Biz Team Report - Jack

  • Website
    • Working with LF, migrating to new website/new templates
    • In parallel will be implementing the new ideas for ease of use

Tech Team Report - Kate/Gary

  • No official update
  • Main foci have been
    • External references
      • Balance between specificity and handling broad cases
      • Specific discussion of vulnerabilities
    • Snippets

Legal Team Report - Jilayne

  • No official update
  • Have been processing more licenses with an eye to getting next release out

Cross Functional Topics - Phil

  • LinuxCon Europe
  • SW Supply Chain Summit


  • Phil Odence, Black Duck
  • Mark Gisi, Wind River
  • Scott Sterling, Palamida
  • Nuno Brito, TripleCheck
  • Jack Manbeck, TI