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

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 15:17:50 UTC 2015

On 9 July 2015 at 13:24, Richard Fontana <rfontana at redhat.com> wrote:
> What distros or upstream projects are actually using the SPDX format?

AppStream uses it[1], and also tries to map the Fedora licences to
SPDX forms[2], with a limited amount of success. We use it to show a
clickable link in gnome-software.


[1] http://www.freedesktop.org/software/appstream/docs/chap-Metadata.html#sect-Metadata-GenericComponent
[2] https://github.com/hughsie/appstream-glib/blob/master/libappstream-builder/asb-package-rpm.c#L76

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