Technical Team/Minutes/2020-04-21

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April 21, 2020


  • David Kemp
  • Alexios Zavras
  • Nisha Kumar
  • Steve Winslow
  • Kate Stewart
  • Rex Jaeschke
  • Jack Manbeck
  • William Bartholomew
  • Gary O’Neall
  • Rose Judge
  • Thomas Steenbergen
  • Takashi Ninjouji

Container SPDX

  • Nisha requested a discussion on some of the issues when generating SPDX documents for containers
  • Discussion schedule for the 6 May tech call

SPDX 2.2

  • Issues reviewed and updated

SPDX 2.2.1

  • Rex discussed restructuring the document for ISO conformance
  • Issue with numbering – will need to be renumbered to conform to ISO Standards
    • Converting to word would automatically renumber
    • Proposal to keep a permanent number in parallel with the section numbers
    • Non-English documentation refers to numbers
    • Other documentation refers to number (including code comments)
    • Can create an informative annex mapping old section numbers to the new
  • Issue with hanging paragraphs at the beginning of the sections – not allowed, will need to move to one of
    • Conformance section – things such as cardinality
    • Introductory section at the beginning of the document
    • General or introductory subsection

3.0 Security Section