Category Archives: Licensing

Using the SPDX License List for Tagging and Linking

The Software Package Data Exchange® (SPDX™) specification is a standard format for communicating the components, licenses and copyrights associated with a software package. Their website has a lot of detailed information about the specs, format and tools itself. But in … Continue reading

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EllisLab: Copyright not by work but per File

In their run for re-licensing the CodeIgniter codebase under OSL (which in itself looks violating the shared authorship copyright as a whole as it has not yet been clarified with all authors and copyright holders in concrete), in a blog … Continue reading

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SPDX 1.0 is Now Available!

The SPDX standard helps facilitate compliance with free and open source software licenses by standardizing the way license information is shared. SPDX reduces redundant work by providing a common format for companies and communities to share important data about software … Continue reading

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