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Roberto Di Cosmo

Expanding coverage of the archive: welcome Nixpkgs!

Software Heritage’s long term goal is to archive the publicly available source code of all software ever written. To fulfill this mission it is essential to build adapters to track and ingest source code from the countless locations where it is made available. We are delighted to see growing awareness […]

June 18, 2020

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IPOL archives research software in Software Heritage

Supporting Open Science and reproducibility of research is part of our mission, and we are excited to announce that the Image Processing On Line journal (IPOL) has decided to deposit systematically in the Software Heritage archive all the software artifacts associated to the articles it publishes. IPOL is an Open […]

June 11, 2020

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Citing software with style

Software, and software source code in particular, is a pillar of modern research, and a stepping stone for Open Science. It must be properly archived, referenced, described and cited in order to build a stable and long lasting corpus of scientific knowledge. Treating software as a first class citizen… And […]

May 26, 2020

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Growing adoption of Software Heritage Identifiers (SWHID)

Software Heritage is a long term effort to build a common infrastructure to collect, preserve and share the source code of all software publicly available. We are delighted to share some great news about the intrinsic identifiers, called SWHIDs, that the Software Heritage archive provides for the tens of billions […]

May 13, 2020

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Software Heritage for Open Science

On july 4th 2018 was unveiled the French national plan for Open Science, that identifies Software Heritage as one key initiative to support. Today we are delighted to welcome the French Ministry of Research as our first gold sponsor, contributing effectively to our efforts. We are very grateful for this […]

September 5, 2019

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EOSC-Pillar

We are excited to have SoftwareHeritage as one of the pilot initiatives aimed at bringing valuable tools and services  to European researchers. Referencing and preserving massive collections of software source code, and the capability to link these to publications, will be an extremely  effective addition to the EOSC service catalog: […]

August 30, 2019

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Saving and referencing research software in Software Heritage

Software Heritage allows to archive seamlessly your research software artifacts, and also to add to your research articles precise references to specific versions of the source code, down to fragments of individual source files. This allows to enhance significantly the experience of the reviewers of your work (for example, the […]

August 5, 2019

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Archiving and referencing the Apollo source code

Apollo Guidance Computer and its DSKY

It was fifty years ago, July 20th 1969. Six hundred million people all over the world were holding their breath watching on television the blurry black and white images of the first manned spacecraft landing on the moon: I was one of them, and I will never forget the huge […]

July 20, 2019

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CAST Software

CAST is strongly committed to helping any software organization willing to leverage open source artifacts. We are proud to support Software Heritage’s noble mission and to collaborate on creating the world’s most accurate open source component provenance service to ease adoption by eradicating related IP risks. — Vincent Delaroche, Chairman and […]

March 5, 2019

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