Issue No.03 - May-June (2012 vol.29)
Daniel German , University of Victoria
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2012.50
Open source license compliance (OSLC) is the process of ensuring that an organization satisfies the licensing requirements of the open source software it reuses, whether for its internal use or as a part of a product it ships. The major challenges of OSLC include component identification, provenance discovery, license identification, and licensing requirements analysis. Kenen is an approach that assists organizations in OSLC for Java components.
open source, copyright, licensing, provenance, legal compliance
Daniel German, "A Method for Open Source License Compliance of Java Applications", IEEE Software, vol.29, no. 3, pp. 58-63, May-June 2012, doi:10.1109/MS.2012.50