Emerging trends in Licensing standards - BOF

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60 minute BoF
Scheduled: Thursday, September 8, 2011 from 6:30 – 7:30pm in Dry Creek Valley

One Line Summary

BOF for those who want to talk about licensing standards, and automated license detection and reporting.


There are some efforts gathering a bit of momentum that would be good to compare notes on.
Topics include: standard license name short forms, machine and human readable standards for exchanging licensing information (SPDX, DEP5, … ), open source tools for doing license detection (FOSSology, Ninka, etc.)


SPDX, Debian, FOSSology, Ninka


  • Biography

    Kate works as Ubuntu’s Release Manager at Canonical. In her spare time, she works on SPDX standardization efforts.