The Software Heritage mission is to collect, preserve, and share the source code from all publicly available software. An important milestone for the project was enabling access and browsing of the Software Heritage archive, and a year ago we made a first step forward by enabling programmatic access via a […]
Software Heritage now archives all source packages of Debian as well as its security archive daily. Everything is ready for archival of other Debian derivatives as well. Keep on reading to get details of the work that made this possible.
Back in November 2016, Nicolas Dandrimont wrote about structural code changes leading to a massive (+15 million!) upswing in the number of repositories archived by Software Heritage through a combination of automatic linkage between the listing and loading scheduler, new understanding of how to deal with extremely large repository hosts […]
Update 2016-12-09: we’re still hiring for this position. We are happy to announce that we’re hiring to grow our Paris-based technical team and further pursue the Software Heritage mission. In particular, we are now looking for a senior web developer to lead the design and implementation of the web-based user interface to the Software Heritage Archive. Detailed job description and […]
Heads up: the Web Developer job offer we have previously announced is still available, and has now been officially posted on the Inria website (in both English, and French). If you are looking for a job opportunity where: a) you can have a huge impact on software preservation, while b) working on a […]
Today we release all of our own source code as Free/Open Source Software. As we’re posting this, our fellow engineer Nicolas « olasd » Dandrimont is addressing the DebConf16 attendees with the first technical talk about Software Heritage since we went public. You can find more information about the talk on the event page as […]