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

Haïkel hguemar at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jul 9 16:17:34 UTC 2015

2015-07-09 17:17 GMT+02:00 Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com>:
> 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.

I thought that appstream could benefit from this, didn't know it was already
using SPDX nomenclature. *hats off*

> Richard.
> [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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