Opening the doors of the Software Heritage archive

Software is all around us: it powers our industry, fuels innovation, supports scientific research and lies at the heart of our societies. The mission of Software Heritage is to collect, preserve, and make readily available the source code of all software ever written, building an essential infrastructure at the service of cultural heritage, science, industry, and society as […]

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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 canadien de Software Heritage. Magda […]

juin 7, 2018

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Software preservation is a serious problem, which deserves to be addressed with high priority. Losing source code would mean losing our know-how, experiences, competencies. This would not be acceptable for future generations and this is why I consider Software Heritage an impressive initiative, which we should all support. The CROSSMINER project is supporting Software Heritage […]

juin 6, 2018

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Free and open source software has always been a vital part of Google, as we use and contribute to thousands of projects. It encourages the development of innovative new technology, and opens doors for budding engineers all over the world. Google is proud to support Software Heritage in its mission to collect, preserve, and share […]

juin 2, 2018

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Software is the infrastructure that supports the world in which we live, from the cars we drive to the homes we live in and the way we communicate and conduct business. Inherent in this global, massive code base are technical components that can unlock scientific discovery, industrial progress and cultural change. Our work at FOSSID […]

juin 1, 2018

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We’re hiring: back-end developer

Our archive keeps growing, … and our team is following! We’re now hiring a back-end developer, full-time, to grow our Paris-based team. The person who will fill the position will help Software Heritage fulfilling its software preservation mission by extending archive coverage and rolling out several user-facing features that allow to access and exploit all […]

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Donate to Software Heritage!

[ TL;DR: you can now donate to support our work! ] Software is at the heart of our digital society and embodies a growing part of our scientific, technical and organisational knowledge, to the point that we can say it is now part of our cultural heritage. The Software Heritage project’s stated mission is to ensure that this […]

avril 20, 2018

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Getting up to speed, clear sky ahead

One year has passed after we posted our first activity report, and it is now a good time to look at what was accomplished in 2017, and give some perspective on the future. Our mission and our principles Here at Software Heritage, we are taking over the mission of collecting, preserving, and sharing the source […]

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