Author Archives: waynebeaton

Run Eclipse IDE on One Version of Java, but Target Another

The Eclipse IDE for Java™ Developers (and the other Java developer variants) is itself a Java application that’s used to build Java applications. That relationship can be a bit weird to wrap your brain around. Written almost entirely in Java, the Eclipse … Continue reading

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Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition; and Java 9

I’ll admit that I dropped the ball for a while, but I’m back to testing the Eclipse IDE with Java 9. Java 9 includes some pretty major changes, especially in the way that it restricts access to internal code, and … Continue reading

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Language Server Protocol Talks at Eclipse Converge and Devoxx US

I’m particularly interested in learning more about Language Server Protocol at the combined Eclipse Converge and Devoxx US conferences at the end of March. We have a handful of projects doing work on the topic, and the opportunity to connect directly with the … Continue reading

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Prerequisite Dependencies

All third party content must be taken through the Eclipse Foundation’s Intellectual Property (IP) Due Diligence Process before being used by an open source project hosted by the Eclipse Foundation. This includes all third party content that is incorporated into project code, included … Continue reading

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Eclipse Foundation Open Source Project Announcements, February 10/2017

Intellectual Property Policy Changes Implementation You’ve likely heard about the introduction of a new type of intellectual property (IP) due diligence for third party content. The short version is that our Type A Due Diligence involves a license certification only … Continue reading

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Eclipse Infrastructure Support for IP Due Due Diligence Type

The Eclipse Foundation’s Intellectual Property (IP) Policy was recently updated and we’re in the process of updating our processes and support infrastructure to accommodate the changes. With the updated IP Policy, we introduced the notion of Type A (license certified) and … Continue reading

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What’s Your (IP Due Diligence) Type?

Long-time Eclipse Committer, Ian Bull initiated a interesting short chat on Twitter yesterday about one big challenge when it comes to intellectual property (IP) management. Ian asked about the implications of somebody forking an open source project, changing the license in … Continue reading

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