Machine-readable licenses?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Tue Sep 7 22:07:58 UTC 2010

Andrea Chiarelli wrote:
> Does anybody know a project aiming to define a machine-readable
> language in order to describe Open Source software licenses?
> Something similar to CC REL (

They already have machine-readable code for GPLv2
( and
There is no reason this scheme can't be extended for other licenses.

Matthew Flaschen

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