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Friday, December 7 • 11:40 - 12:00
Software Heritage: Archive All the Source Code for Better Compliance - Stefano Zacchiroli, Software Heritage

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Software Heritage is the largest public archive of software source code. It has already archive more than 4 billion unique source code files and 1 billion unique commits, coming from more than 80 million development projects.

The Software Heritage archive is a mutualized infrastructure that serves a number of use cases, from cultural preservation to scientific reproducibility and software analysis. In this talk we will present the project with a focus on its industrial use cases.

In particular we will discuss how Software Heritage enables universal provenance tracking and artifact identifications for the entire corpus of Free/Open Source Software (FOSS), and how it allows to outsource specific FOSS license obligations, such as making available complete and corresponding source code (CCS) tarballs for the shelf life of IT products.


Stefano Zacchiroli

Co-founder and CTO, Software Heritage
Stefano Zacchiroli is Associate Professor of Computer Science at Université de Paris on leave at Inria. His research interests span formal methods, software preservation, and Free/Open Source Software engineering. He is co-founder and current CTO of the Software Heritage project... Read More →

Friday December 7, 2018 11:40 - 12:00 JST
Conference Room 7&8