March 12-14, 2019 - Half Moon Bay, CA
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Wednesday, March 13 • 9:00am - 9:30am
A Novel Way to Efficiently Comply with Licenses - Alexios Zavras, Intel Corporation

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A well-known obligation in some Open Source licenses is the requirement to provide "Complete Corresponding Source code" (CCS). The fulfillment of this obligation can be broken down to the distinct steps of collecting, packaging, and provisioning the CCS.
This talk will present the relevant legal obligations in popular licenses and describe the ways these are typically fulfilled. However, the continuous provision of the CCS imposes a burden that may persist for a very long time.
The presenter will describe a novel way of fulfilling the source code distribution requirements by making use of a publicly accessible online repository of source code and present specific workflows that can be used in order to achieve legal compliance.


Alexios Zavras

Senior Open Source Compliance Engineer, Intel
Alexios has been involved with Free and Open Source Software since 1983, and is an evangelist for all things Open. Besides his duties in Intel, he is an active participant in a number of industry-wide efforts around compliance issues, like TODO group, SPDX, and OpenChain. He has presented... Read More →

Wednesday March 13, 2019 9:00am - 9:30am PDT
Salon 1