Is there a machine-readable list of open licences and urls?

Where can I find a machine-readable list of conformant licences and associated urls?

Found it! http://licenses.opendefinition.org

Handy resource :smiley: thanks

However, licenses.opendefinition.org isn’t up to date. The plan is to merge it with the main repo but I haven’t done anything towards that, see Merge https://github.com/okfn/licenses with this repo ... · Issue #7 · okfn/opendefinition · GitHub

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Thanks. I was looking for a resource to use in a drop down list asking the user to specify which open license they are applying. Any suggestions?

What’s involved in fixing issue #7? Perhaps I can help if it’s not too complex.

Given that the Frictionless Data specification requires an open licence, I think this issue is important to resolve. I don’t think I have the rights to address Issue #7 as proposed but can I address it within the current http://licenses.opendefinition.org implementation?

@mlinksva
cc: @danfowler @pwalsh

Hi @Stephen

The Frictionless Data specifications do not require an open license.

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I believe the specification says otherwise, unless I’m interpreting it incorrectly:

http://specs.frictionlessdata.io/data-package/#licenses

P.S. Broken link reported in #454

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Thanks. This is a regression in the latest changes. Will fix.

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I’m going to have to look at it again in depth to see if it can be broken apart and there are easy parts. I assigned the issue to myself as a reminder. Feel free to bug me about it if I don’t follow up in the next couple weeks.

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Hi @mlinksva and @Stephen it would be awesome to fix #7 and i can volunteer to help.

Also maybe @todrobbins might be up for helping too :slight_smile:

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@mlinksva
I’m feeling free to bug you. I’ll need this for a project I’m starting.

Made a start

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