LinuxCon: Linux Compliance Hits Milestone with SPDX 1.0
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The SPDX 1.0 release is being made at the Linux
Foundation's LinuxCon event in Vancouver. SPDX is a working group
of the Linux Foundation.
According to the Linux Foundation, the SPDX standard defines a
standard file format that lists detailed license and copyright
information for a software package and each file it comprises.
"SPDX solves a problem that came from big trends," Jim Zemlin,
Executive Director of the Linux Foundation told InternetNews.com.
"One being the increased used of open source software to create
devices and also the increased importance and complexity of
software in general."