The OSCAd Development

The Open Source Compliance Advisor is intended to be developed in collaboration with the Open Source Community. The task lists presented by the OSCAd strictly follow the Open Source License Compendium. This OSLiC was presented on the European Legal and Licensing Workshop 2013 in Amsterdam. It was very welcomed. But the very benevolent feedback of this meeting also expressed the need to have an interactive version of the OSLiC instead of being thrown back to the slightly unwieldy pdf version. The OSCAd seizes this idea. Initially, the OSCAd was developed by some employees of Deutsche Telekom AG:


For contacting the initiating organization Deutsche Telekom AG, you can write to, or directly to,

Initiator Karsten Reincke

is currently engaged as a Senior Expert at 'Deutsche Telekom AG / Products& Innovation' and a leading member of the Telekom Open Source Review Board. Formerly he worked as PMI certified Project Manager, Certified ScrumMaster, Technical Project Leader, IT System Specialist, and Programmer. He is the mentor of the (Telekom) Open Source License Compendium and initiator of the (Telekom) Open Source Compliance Advisor.

Contributors are listed on github

The state of the current development, all sources and future plans are hosted on github.