Technical Team/Minutes/2017-02-07

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Feb. 7, 2017


  • Gary O’Neall
  • Kate Stewart
  • Bill Schineller
  • Jack Manbeck
  • Thomas Steenbergen


  • Open Source Leadership Conference

Open Source Leadership Conference

  • No changes or updates


  • Debian ISO image was generated from Fossology – presented
  • People are pulling in NOMOS scanner, may cause forking
    • Suggestion to treat this as a library
  • Tom Calloway referenced SPDX in his presentation
  • Made contact with OpenBuilder and suggested integration

SPDX Document for Describing an ISO image

Q&A / ideas

  • Thomas has added several ideas to the specification section on the project list wiki (
  • SPDX Specification in Markdown that can be displayed on Github – Thomas is prototyping
  • Package Manage examples – document on Wiki or github
  • SPDX Views for legal (subsetting spec for legal views)
    • Need for views to breakdown the larger SPDX document into things that can be worked on
    • Involves a workflow with reviews, engineering editors
    • Would like to get to best practices, but we should start with case studies and reviewing current implementations and implementation challenges