Machine-readable licenses?

Gervase Markham gerv-gmane at
Mon Sep 20 09:25:03 UTC 2010

On 14/09/10 11:54, Andrea Chiarelli wrote:
> 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.

No, it's definitely primarily about cataloguing and classifying 
licenses. I'm on the mailing list and that is the focus of the 
discussion. So either the website is unclear on this point, or your 
first glance gave an incorrect impression :-)


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