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 […]
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 […]
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.
In the second week of january, we were invited to participate to the «Congreso del Futuro«, a remarkable, one of a kind event organised in Santiago de Chile once a year to connect society with all areas of science and knowledge. It was impressive to see people of all kind […]
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, […]