Tools for Software Composition Analysis (Philippe Ombredanne, IEEE Computer Column)

I’m happy to report that the tenth article in the Open Source Expanded column of IEEE Computer has been published.

TitleFree and open source software license compliance: Tools for software composition analysis
KeywordsOpen source software, software composition, open source licenses, automation
AuthorsPhilippe Ombredanne, nexB Inc.
PublicationComputer vol. 53, no. 10 (October 2020), pp. 105-109.

Abstract: Modern software is assembled from thousands of open source components, each with its own provenance and license, meaning that automation is the only practical way to comply with license conditions. We review the domain of software license compliance tools.

As always, the article is freely available (local copy).

Also, check out the full list of articles.

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