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Roberto Di Cosmo

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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Opening up to the world, and full speed ahead

Our ambition is to collect, preserve, and share the source code of all software ever written. In the very intense year 2018 that has passed since our last activity report we have moved forward at a steady pace, and now is a good moment to recall the key accomplishments, putting […]

December 28, 2018

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Identifying billions of digital objects : a whitepaper

In the very broad scope addressed by digital preservation initiatives, a special place belongs to the scientific and technical artifacts that we need to properly archive to enable scientific reproducibility. For these artifacts we need identifiers that are not only unique and persistent, but also support integrity in an intrinsic […]

September 24, 2018

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UQAM

L’UQAM soutient et embrasse la mission de Software Heritage. Nous sommes convaincus qu’il est impératif de conserver et de promouvoir l’accès aux logiciels qui contribuent à la diffusion des connaissances. Nous reconnaissons également l’importance de préserver les travaux issus des recherches scientifiques. Nous sommes honorés d’être le premier partenaire académique […]

June 7, 2018

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