Category Archives: EDP

Eclipse IP Process: Service Releases of Third Party Content

The primary role of the Eclipse IP Team is to reduce the risks associated with adopting open source software. In broad terms, they ensure that the licenses on content are compatible, that provenance is clear, and that content otherwise unencumbered … Continue reading

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Eclipse Project Branding and Trademarks

As part of the project creation process, the Eclipse Foundation assumes ownership of the project’s name.  As a legal entity, the Eclipse Foundation owns all Eclipse project and corresponding product trademarks on behalf of the the Eclipse community. This prevents … Continue reading

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Releases and the Eclipse Development Process

The Eclipse Development Process (EDP) regards a release as a pretty significant event. A release is similar to what other organizations might call a general availability release (GA), or ship event. A release is generally associated with some form of enhanced quality … Continue reading

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Council Meetings at EclipseCon 2016

We’re going to host the Architecture and Planning Council meetings during the conference (on Thursday) at EclipseCon 2016. This will be a great opportunity for the councils to connect and plot how to make the Eclipse community even better. We’re … Continue reading

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Introducing the EclipseCon Europe 2015 Hackathon

Alternate title: I Went to EclipseCon Europe and What I Saw There Blew My Mind… EclipseCon has great tutorials and sessions. The speakers are second-to-none, and the networking opportunities are fantastic. if you’re looking for it, you’ll find software developers … Continue reading

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New Eclipse Project Handbook

For a very long time, I’ve wanted to completely rewrite our documentation for projects and committers. I finally gave it a big push last quarter and have completed a first big revision. There’s still more work to do, but I believe that … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Revise the Eclipse Development Process: 2015 Edition

Every couple of years, I work with the Eclipse Architecture Council to revise the Eclipse Development Process (EDP). The EDP is the document that describes the structure of projects, relationships between projects and committers, and the sorts of activities that … Continue reading

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