Advancing the Software Package Data Exchange: An update on SPDX

Jilayne Lovejoy, Phil Odence, Scott Lamons


Since 2010, the Software Package Data Exchange, a Linux Foundation work group, has made great progress. This article provides an overview of advancements on the specification itself, as well as adoption by corporate users and FOSS communities since the initial project announcement.


Law; information technology; Free and Open Source Software; SPDX; Software Package Data Exchange; software licensing; copyright; bill of materials;

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