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OpenChain Receives Markdown Contribution

By 2017-07-11November 11th, 2020News

OpenChain Receives Markdown Contribution

SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 11, 2017 — The OpenChain Project has received a contribution of the OpenChain Specification in Markdown format from Thomas Steenbergen. This contribution, hosted on GitHub, allows us to explore options for greater flexibility in future development and delivery of our industry standard. The document can be found here:

“OpenChain is made up of an extraordinary community of individuals and companies united by a single mission,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Program Manager. “We want to make engagement with open source as efficient and as useful as possible. Making our material available in more formats is one aspect of this. Thomas has provided our Specification Work Team with an invaluable resource to help guide future discussions.”

The OpenChain Project identifies key recommended processes for effective open source management. The project builds trust in open source by making open source license compliance simpler and more consistent. The OpenChain Specification defines a core set of requirements every quality compliance program must satisfy. The OpenChain Curriculum provides the educational foundation for open source processes and solutions, whilst meeting a key requirement of the OpenChain Specification. OpenChain Conformance allows organizations to display their adherence to these requirements. The result is that open source license compliance becomes more predictable, understandable and efficient for participants of the software supply chain.

More information is available from the OpenChain Project website at Companies of all sizes are invited to review the OpenChain Project, to use the free Online Self-Certification, and to support building a web of trust for open source compliance across the global supply chain.

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