Beyond SPDX: expanding licenses identified by ClearlyDefined

Favorite ClearlyDefined is an Open Source project that helps organizations with supply chain compliance. Until recently, ClearlyDefined’s tooling only supported licenses that were part of the standardized SPDX license list. Any component identified by a license that was not part of this list resulted in NOASSERTION, which introduced uncertainty about

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Shared by voicesofopensource July 9, 2024

ClearlyDefined at the ORT Community Days

Favorite Once again Bosch’s campus in Berlin received ORT Community Days, the annual event organized by the OSS Review Toolkit (ORT) community. ORT is an Open Source suite of tools to automate software compliance checks. During this two day event, members from startups like Double Open and NexB, as well

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Shared by voicesofopensource March 13, 2024

Three perspectives from FOSS Backstage

Favorite As a community manager, I find FOSS Backstage to be one of my favorite conferences content-wise and community-wise. This is a conference that happens every year in Berlin, usually in early March. It’s a great opportunity to meet community leaders from Europe and across the world with the goal

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Shared by voicesofopensource March 13, 2024

The most popular licenses for each language in 2023

Favorite The 2023 report of the licenses in use by the biggest package managers highlights the need to educate developers on the importance of licensing information. While many developers know that Open Source software forms the backbone of modern development, the data shows that much of their software is shared

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Shared by voicesofopensource December 7, 2023

Three highlights from Open Source Summit Europe 2023

Favorite The Open Source Summit Europe is a conference organized by the Linux Foundation with the goal of bringing together Open Source developers, technologists and community leaders to collaborate, share information, solve problems and gain knowledge. Last week, the Open Source Initiative (OSI) was present at this event, driving three

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Shared by voicesofopensource September 28, 2023