Last week an important and welcome report on best practices in software preservation was released. This work has been in progress for some time and is an important step in defining and clarifying good community practice in this often confusing area, particularly with regard to intellectual property. Similar processes have been used with considerable success to help other communities, such as documentary filmmakers, in recent years.
for the report, and there’s some valuable context at
There was also a very good session last week at iPres 2018 in Boston introducing the report, and I expect there will be other presentations during the fall.