On July 4 2018 the first French national plan for Open Science identified Software Heritage as a key initiative to support software used and produced in research and led to the creation of the working group dedicated to free and open source software inside the french national committee for Open Science. […]
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 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 […]
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.
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 […]
This past week, the 2016 edition of the Paris Open Source Summit (aka POSS 2016) attracted more than 7’000 participants, ranging from industries to start-ups, from developer communities to researchers. It was a great networking occasion, and all the Software Heritage team was present at the Inria booth. All the team […]
Source code is special: it’s executable knowledge that is meant to be human readable, by design. Software Heritage is an ambitious initiative that aims at collecting, organizing, preserving and sharing all the source code publicly available in the world. We decided to undertake this ambitious task because software is our heritage, […]