[Fedora-legal-list] [RFC] Switching to SPDX in license tags

Josh Boyer jwboyer at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jul 9 13:42:40 UTC 2015

On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 9:40 AM, Richard Fontana <rfontana at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 09, 2015 at 03:14:36PM +0200, Haïkel wrote:
>> 2015-07-09 14:24 GMT+02:00 Richard Fontana <rfontana at redhat.com>:
>> > What distros or upstream projects are actually using the SPDX format?
>> > I am not aware of any.
>> >
>> Currently Suse is using it, they even patched their packaging compliance
>> checkers to support it.
> To support the *format* or the *abbreviations*? In every discussion of
> SPDX I have found that these two things are mixed up, so I have to ask
> the question.

I asked the same thing.  I'm reasonably sure SuSE is not providing
full SPDX format files and we are instead just speaking about the
abbreviations.  It would be good to get an answer from Haikel though.


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