Technical Team/Minutes/2013-08-29

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Aug 29, 2013

Attendees

  • Bill Schineller
  • Sameer Hamid
  • Gary O’Neall
  • Mark Gisi
  • Jack Manbeck
  • Kate Stewart

Agenda

  • Review of dependency proposal for 1.2 (bug 1148)

Dependency proposal

  • Agreed to focus on file dependencies where the dependent file is internal to the SPDX document
  • Revised RDF proposal to reference the file URI itself rather than the name or the checksum
    • Gary to update proposed example in the bug
  • Review of the use case and scope for 1.2
    • Use case to find the associated source to redistribute as part of a binary dependency
    • Linux binary dependency example
  • Discussion on 1.2 implementation of 2.0 features
  • Question on whether the limitation on internal only limits the usefulness too much
    • For 1.2, comment field will be used to model the external file
    • Suggestion to use the artifactOf
  • Migration to 2.0
    • The fileDependency keyword would likely be deprecated in 2.0 – everyone on the call is OK with this
  • Agree to the proposal
    • Internal file references only
    • use file name rather than sha1
    • RDF should reference the file object and not use the property – Tentative conclusion – will be reviewed offline