Machine-readable licenses?

Andrea Chiarelli a.chiarelli at
Tue Sep 14 10:54:18 UTC 2010

Thank you for the hint.
However, at first glance it seems more focused on software package 
description than on license description.
The specification just defines a standard reference to Open Source licenses, 
nothing more.

Thanks anyway


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gervase Markham" <gerv-gmane at>
To: <license-discuss at>
Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 11:19 AM
Subject: Re: Machine-readable licenses?

> On 07/09/10 16:47, 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 (
> Yes. SPDX:
> Gerv

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