Simon was co-host of FLOSS Weekly 471, which featured the ScanCode Toolkit. ScanCode analyses a source package and lists what licenses are found in it. The toolkit can be used as part of a larger solution and together with the new AboutCode Manager provides open source compliance staff with an easy way to know what licenses they are actually dealing with.
Simon co-hosted FLOSS Weekly 470 which was an interview with Processmaker, a BPM system with an AGPL-licensed core that’s proprietary for enterprise use and an Apache licensed visual designer.
Simon hosted FLOSS Weekly 469, interviewing his former colleague Garrett d’Amore on the nanomsg MQ library project and more.
Simon co-hosted FLOSS Weekly 467, covering the Aragon project. It’s a blockchain-based system layered on Ethereum using smart contracts to support distributed ownership and operation of a company. The project is also implementing distributed political discourse, especially in support of LiquidDemocracy.
Simon co-hosted FLOSS Weekly episode 466 with Randal Schwartz, interviewing representatives of the Linux Foundation’s Open Mainframe Project.
The show is short because they spent over half an hour helping the guests with their video and audio setup. A hint to future guests: the instructions Randal sends out in advance really matter!
Simon co-hosted this week’s episode of FLOSS Weekly, which explored the Linkerd and Conduit projects. Both are provide a service mesh for load balancing and micro-service discovery in cloud computing.
Simon co-hosted FLOSS Weekly 448, featuring the Hiawatha web server and associated projects.