Status Report

(the struggle) Towards an open source policy

By SpaceRef Editor
November 7, 2019
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Y.G. Grange, T. Jürges, T.J. Dijkema, R. Halfwerk, G.W. Schoonderbeek

(Submitted on 1 Nov 2019)

Public availability and tracability of results from publically-funded work is a topic that gets more and more attention from funding agencies and scientific policy makers. However, most policies focus on data as the output of research. In this contribution, we focus on research software and we introduce the ASTRON Open Source Policy. Apart from the license used (Apache 2.0), the policy is written as a manual that explains how to license software, when to assign a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), and defines that all code should be put in an ASTRON managed repository. The policy has been made publically available, a DOI has been assigned to it and it has been put in a repository to stimulate the ADASS community to start a conversation on how to make our code publically accessible and citable.

Comments: Submitted to the Astronomical Data Analysis Software & Systems Conference (ADASS) XXIX, 2019

Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM)

Cite as: arXiv:1911.00534 [astro-ph.IM] (or arXiv:1911.00534v1 [astro-ph.IM] for this version)

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From: Yan Grange [view email]

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