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Open Source Initiative

Open Source Initiative

The fundamental advantage of open source software is the freedom to use, modify, and redistribute existing work, accelerating innovation into the future. The Open Source Initiative is pleased to support the work of the Software Heritage project, preserving the treasure trove produced by 30 years of free and open source […]

January 10, 2016

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Informatics Europe

Informatics Europe

With this letter we would like to express Informatics Europe’s support to the “Software Heritage” project. Informatics Europe fully support the projects’ mission of collecting, organising, preserving and sharing all the software that lies at the heart of our culture and our society by creating a largest, curated, and public archive of […]

October 27, 2015

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ACM SigSoft

ACM SIGSOFT

The Association of Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (ACM SIGSOFT) is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the art, science, engineering, and application of software. ACM SIGSOFT serves both professional and public interests by fostering the open interchange of information and by promoting the highest professional and ethical […]

October 1, 2015

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IEEE Software

IEEE Software

I read with great interest the proposal to create a public archive of software artifacts and associated metadata as a way to grow a universal body of scientific and technical knowledge. As Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Software I wish to express my wholehearted support for the Software Heritage project. The vision of IEEE Software […]

September 20, 2015

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Free Software Foundation

Free Software Foundation

The freedom—and the ability—to build on the work of others is core to free software. Also central is the ability to be nimble and future-proof, to not be hostage to the whims of specific owners or authors. The relatively short history of computers already holds a tragically large graveyard of […]

February 1, 2015

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Eclipse Foundation

Eclipse Foundation

Software is the fabric which binds our personal, social, industrial, and digital lives. It is an important part of our cultural heritage, as well as a significant portion of the intellectual efforts of humanity since the invention of the digital computer. The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to support this important effort […]

January 18, 2015

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