Technical Team/Minutes/2019-04-16

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April 16, 2019

Attendees

  • Kate Stewart
  • Gary O'Neall
  • Matthew Crawford
  • Philppe Omberdanne
  • Rohit Lodha
  • Steve Winslow
  • Jack Manbeck
  • Tushar Mittal
  • Yev Bronshteyn

GSoC

  • 20 Final proposals in 9 categories:
    • Additional support for Python Libraries: 2
      • Potential mentor(s): Krys (Primary), ?Uday, Philippe – backup, secondary
    • Distributed license management application: 2
      • Potential mentor(s): Rohit (Primary), Tushar, Gary
    • Online license requests: 2
      • Potential mentor(s): Gary, Tushar (Primary)
    • Porting SPDX libraries to JavaScript: 2
      • Potential mentor(s): Dan, Matthew, Philippe, Uday (Primary)
    • Nampespace registry: 2
      • Potential mentor(s): Gary (Primary), Tushar
    • SPDX Document Generators: 3
      • Potential mentor(s): Kate (Primary), Uday, Matthew
    • SPDX Spec as PDF and HTML: 3
      • Potential mentor(s): Jack (Primary), Krys
    • GoLang: 3
      • Potential mentor(s): Steve (Primary), Rohit
    • Porting license expression library: 1
      • Potential mentor(s): None, ?Philippe, Ruby and Java -
  • Mentors who have not signed up: Kate, Mark, Philippe, Uday (willing to support JavaScript)
  • Questions: Porting license expression library – Philippe available?
    • Philippe will review the proposal. Looks like it involves Ruby and Java
  • agreed on 6 to 8 proposal slots
    • Some discussion on reducing the number of slots due to admin overhead

Update from LLW Barcelona

  • Discussion on tools/technical, more than previous years
  • Progress on turning GPL variants into SPDX identifiers
  • Debate over the definition of open source software
  • Good option of SPDX and tools – good progress since the last 12 months