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OpenChain Newsletter #6

By 2017-10-27January 19th, 2023Monthly Newsletter


We have released a quick start package, there will be a substantial OpenChain Project presence at the Open Source Summit Europe in Prague and the forthcoming Open Compliance Summit in Yokohama, we have seen continued donations of reference material to the OpenChain Curriculum, and there have been more releases of official OpenChain Specification translations.

OpenChain Releases Quick Start Package

We have released a quick start package consisting of a brief infographic, a one page overview of the project, a detailed two-pager and a slide deck. This package is intended to help project leaders, business decision-makers and legal teams easily understand the purpose and value proposition of the OpenChain Specification, Conformance and Curriculum:

OpenChain @ Events

The OpenChain Project will hold an Open Session at Open Source Summit Europe in Prague from 2pm to 4pm on Tuesday the 24th of October. This event will take place in the Roma room and is open to all interested parties. It will be an interactive session to discuss the OpenChain Specification, Conformance, Curriculum and Onboarding. Participants are asked to RSVP the Project Director to confirm their attendance:

The OpenChain Project will also be featured in two talks at the Open Source Summit Europe conference on the 23rd of October in Prague:

Additionally, the OpenChain Project is proud to sponsor the Open Compliance Summit scheduled for November 16th and 17th in Yokohama, Japan. The Open Compliance Summit is an exclusive 2-day event for Linux Foundation members and select invitees:

Keep track of all our events here:

New Material Donations

We have received public domain donations of onboarding material and a reference guide to including open source license information from Moorcrofts and Commons Conservancy respectively.

OpenChain Internationalization

The OpenChain Project has released three new official translations of the OpenChain Specification 1.1. These join our growing body of translated material designed to assist stakeholders from around the world engage with the OpenChain Project in their own language.

Keep track of all our translations here:

License and Trademarks

Copyright 2017 The Linux Foundation. This newsletter is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-ND 2.0). Please feel free to share it onwards! OpenChain is a trademark of The Linux Foundation. It may be used according to The Linux Foundation Trademark Policy and the OpenChain Terms of Use. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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