Technical Team/Use Cases/2.0/Decorating an already produces and signed SPDX dataset with extension data

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Stakeholders and interests

SPDX Decorator

The person or organization that is wishes to extend and existing already signed SPDX data with non-standard information.

Standard SPDX Consumer

A person, organization or tool that can read and process standard SPDX data but is not aware of the non-standard extensions being used by "SPDX producer".

Extended SPDX Consumer

A person, organization or tool that can read and process the non-standard extensions used by "SPDX producer" as well as standard SPDX data.

Main success scenario

  1. SPDX decorator provides extension data for the existing signed SPDX data
    1. An extended SPDX consumer downloads the SPDX file and can consume its extension data
    2. A standard SPDX consumer downloads the SPDX file and uses the standard data as input into their compliance processes