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

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

The Approved Open Source Licenses never looked better

Favorite A license-review project has been underway with the goal of creating a systematic and well-ordered database of all the licenses that have been submitted to OSI for approval since the time of the organization’s founding. Giulia Dellanoce was brought on as an intern to complete this Approval Registry project,

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Shared by voicesofopensource September 7, 2023