General Meeting/Minutes/2018-11-01

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  • Attendance: 6
  • Lead by Phil Odence
  • Minutes of Oct meeting approved

Tech Team Report - Kate/Gary

  • Spec
    • SEVA discussions
      • Looking at fields that we might incorporate
        • Security
        • Evidence
      • Idea is to bring in as a separate section
      • Good Progress
    • Some discussions with NTIA Group as well
      • SWID
    • May start using the security mailing list soon
  • Tooling
    • Multiple formats
      • Challenges solves
      • XML, JSON, YAML, Tag value, RDF
    • Attention back to updating tooling with spec
    • Some concern about file sizes with certain packages/formats
      • May simply be an issue of LOTS of files
    • Generating License List
      • Didn’t work perfectly
      • Giving another run
    • Updating tooling for license submittal/editing
      • A few bugs need to be worked around

Legal Team Report - Jilayne

  • There’s a fair backlog of issues to work through
    • Ongoing process
  • 3.3 Is out
    • Started new practice of release notes
  • Tooling and new request system has to be nailed down
    • People are going through multiple paths/processes
    • Need to standardize
    • Tooling is close
      • Need a few more text fields
      • All submissions seem to come from Gary
  • License inclusion guidelines
    • Inbound request regarding open hardware languages
    • Already included open data license
    • May need to revisit inclusion guidelines
  • OSI discussion about naming issues with SPDX
    • Need to find opportunity for better collaboration

Outreach Team Report - All


  • Phil Odence, Black Duck/Synopsys
  • Kate Stewart, Linux Foundation
  • Gary O’Neall, SourceAuditor
  • Andrew Katz, Orcro
  • Jilayne Lovejoy
  • Steve Winslow, LF