The Linux Foundation has come up with the newest open-source software compliance program meant for software makers and also for the ones who wish to have open-sourcing into their products and at the same time are also concerned of software licensing issues.
It is also said that the Open Compliance Program will bring a comprehensive assessment checklist, in addition to the software tools and practicing exercises that helps regulate the making of open-source software.
The Linux based firm explains that the compliance program is vital and aids in growth of the mobile device and also in the consumer electronics market, where the makers make use of the codes that offers different sources, including open source.
Director of the Linux Foundation, Jim Zemlin said, "You have a really complicated supply chain, where you might get source code coming from lots of different places, whether it is a chipset vendor, a mobile handset provider or embedded software vendor."
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