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Software Heritage’s Documentation: A Fresh Journey Begins!

We are thrilled to present the recently created Software Heritage documentation landing page for users and contributors at On the landing page, you can browse the available resources and also contribute to improving the documentation! Knowledge about Software Heritage exists in various forms, in many places and for different […]

septembre 8, 2023

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Meet our 8th ambassador in 2023, Bertrand Néron

We are delighted to introduce our 8th ambassador in 2023, Bertrand Néron! Bertrand holds a PhD in cellular physiology and has been working as a research software engineer at the Pasteur Institute since 2003. He specializes in the field of bioinformatics, within the « Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Hub », which serves as […]

septembre 7, 2023

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Deep Dive into the archival of Software Metadata

Software metadata is vital for the classification, curation, and sharing of free and open-source software (FOSS). In a recent presentation at the Software Heritage Ambassador’s plenary, Morane Gruenpeter and Valentin Lorentz discussed the collection, preservation, and sharing of software metadata to build the semantic web of FOSS. Software Heritage aims […]

août 24, 2023

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Software Heritage priorities in the 2023 technical roadmap

Starting from 2021, Software Heritage publishes a technical roadmap that is updated yearly. As is customary for many Open Source projects, this roadmap serves both as a guideline for the development team, and as a means to share with the broader user and contributor community the current priorities. We are investing […]

août 8, 2023

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Software Heritage GraphQL Explorer: More power to your APIs

Sharing the collected and preserved source code with the stakeholders is an important part of the Software Heritage mission. We are glad to unveil the newest feature to search and retrieve information from the archive – Software Heritage GraphQL Explorer. While Software Heritage’s REST APIs are a convenient and simple […]

juillet 25, 2023

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Join us in Preserving Inria’s Software Heritage: A Call to Contribute

Software Heritage, in collaboration with the Inria alumni network and the Direction of Culture and Scientific Information (DCIS) of Inria, is excited to invite you to join us in contributing to the inventory of the software heritage built at Inria since its inception. At Software Heritage, our mission is to […]

juillet 3, 2023

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The first SWHID publicly available specification is out!

Identifying precisely software artifacts and their versions is of paramount importance for a variety of stakeholders, ranging from industry to academia, from cultural heritage to public administration. This issue has been a main concern for Software Heritage from the very beginning, as it is a key prerequisite to accomplish its […]

juin 23, 2023

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Open Source ensures code remains a part of culture, by Simon Phipps

We at Software Heritage strongly believe that software is a cultural artifact that shapes our world and affects our lives in countless ways. We are thrilled to share an article by our ambassador Simon Phipps, who shares this belief and advocates for the importance of Open Source in preserving software […]

mai 5, 2023

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