A Five Step Compliance Process for FOSS Identification and Review

Ibrahim Haddad (Ph.D.), The Linux Foundation

This white paper is one in a series that focuses on the various practical aspects of ensuring free and open source software (FOSS) compliance in the enterprise. This paper provides an example of a compliance process for FOSS identification and review that consists of five steps. The focus of the paper is around using and integrating FOSS with proprietary and third party source code in a commercial product.

About the Author (Ibrahim Haddad, Ph.D.)

Dr. Ibrahim Haddad manages The Linux Foundation’s Mobile Linux initiative and works with the community to facilitate a vendor-neutral environment for advancing the Linux platform for next generation mobile computing devices.

June 2011
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